Laura Herman urges Interior Department officials to not allow petroleum drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge at a hearing on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Anchorage, Alaska. Congress in December 2017 approved a tax bill that requires oil and gas lease sales in the refuge to raise revenue for a tax cut backed by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Dan Joling)

Laura Herman urges Interior Department officials to not allow petroleum drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge at a hearing on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Anchorage, Alaska. Congress in December 2017 approved a tax bill that requires oil and gas lease sales in the refuge to raise revenue for a tax cut backed by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Dan Joling)

Critics protest proposed drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Congress in 1980 expanded the refuge to nearly the size of South Carolina

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