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Green Groups Appeal ConocoPhillips Alaska Construction Approval

Feb. 3, 2021, 3:26 PM

Environmental groups will challenge a finding that ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc.'s planned road construction isn’t likely to harm polar bears in Alaska, according to a notice of appeal filed in a federal court in the state.

Because ConocoPhillips says it could start road work as early as Feb. 2, the groups also seek an order blocking construction pending the appeal. A ruling on that order is requested by Thursday, according to the motion filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska.

ConocoPhillips plans to build roads and a gravel mine site as part of its Willow Master Development ...