Letters, Sep. 25, 1995


I was deeply touched by your recent article on Siberia and the Lena Delta Biosphere Reserve in Yakutia [COVER STORY, Sept. 4]. How I wish the members of the 104th Congress could show as much restraint and responsibility concerning the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge! In contradiction of the intent of the 1980 Alaska Land Conservation Act, budget resolutions are being considered by this Congress that would open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and natural gas leases. There are better ways to balance the budget. While there is still time to make a difference, I hope...

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