Green Groups Can’t Stop ConocoPhillips Willow Project

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The legal saga began in 2021 when Judge Gleason threw out BLM approvals, citing environmental review failures. Despite the BLM issuing a new decision this year, environmental groups persist in challenging the project, alleging continued lapses in analysis and protections.

Industry, Environment, and a Nation Divided

As ConocoPhillips celebrates its legal victory, environmentalists vow to continue the fight against a project they view as a “carbon bomb.” The Willow project’s fate remains uncertain as legal battles persist, mirroring a broader national debate on balancing energy development with environmental conservation.