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Biden makes decision that will impact more than 10 million acres of land:

• by Tina Deines

In a win for wild lands and wildlife, President Joe Biden recently moved to protect more than 10 million acres of Alaska's North Slope from oil development. The action permanently bans drilling across large swaths of this region. 

In a separate move, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland also canceled drilling leases, which were issued under the Trump administration, inside the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.  

These new policies didn't come without criticisms from some lawmakers, like Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy, who threatened to sue

On the other end of the spectrum, some environmentalists said the new protections were not enough to erase the administration's March approval of the controversial ConocoPhillips Willow project, which is predicted to produce 576 million barrels of oil over the next 30 years.