What Could Happen With Arctic Offshore Drilling03:48


With Donald Trump's upset victory, President Barack Obama still has time to try and cement any final pieces of his legacy. One open question is the fate of offshore oil and gas leasing.

Environmentalists want Obama to place the Arctic off-limits for offshore drilling, but the oil industry is lobbying to keep it open. A decision is expected any day.

And as Rachel Waldholz (@Waldholz) from Alaska Public Media's energy desk reports, depending what Obama does, it might not be so easy for a Trump administration to override it.

This segment aired on November 17, 2016.


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