AFP Foundation Files Suit for Documents on Shutting Down Development in the NPR-A 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 30, 2024                                                        

CONTACT: Caitlin Gallagher, cgallagher@standtogether.org

ANCHORAGE, AK —Today, Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFP Foundation) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) complaint after the Biden administration failed to provide documents regarding the unlawful shutdown of 13 million acres of oil and gas development in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A). 

Americans for Prosperity Foundation-Alaska State Director Bethany Marcum released the following statement:  

“Alaska was dealt another blow with the closure of these resource-abundant lands within NPR-A and at the very least, Alaskans are entitled to know why these actions were taken.” 

Americans for Prosperity Foundation Director of Investigations Kevin Schmidt released the following statement:   

“The public deserves to know why the Biden administration is refusing to advance policies that promote energy independence and embrace our country’s vast resources. This continued attack on domestic energy development in Alaska is unlawful and unprecedented. It demands transparency and accountability.” 

Read the complaint and FOIA requests: