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Prof. Widely Quoted for Report on Arctic Drilling

David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies, was widely cited for a report he wrote for the Alaska Wilderness League on Arctic drilling in publications that included The Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post and Mother Jones.

Murphy's report concluded that “drilling (in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) would have little appreciable effect on increasing U.S. energy security,” and that “current presidential and congressional budget projections are unrealistic, and thus that it would be fiscally irresponsible to pursue this path on a budget justification.”

Read the article in Huffington Post, Mother Jones and The Wall Street Journal (paywall): "GOP Closes In on Opening Arctic Wildlife Refuge to Drilling"