Washington, D.C. – February 2, 2023 – Today, North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) President Sean McGarvey issued the following statement on the issuing of the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement from the U.S. Department of the Interior on the Willow Project in Alaska:

“North America’s Building Trades Unions applaud the issuing of the final supplemental environmental impact statement on the Alaska Willow Project by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. After years of committed work, multiple public comment periods, and dozens of public meetings, the announcement brings this critical infrastructure project closer to deployment.

“We commend the Department of Interior for showing its ardent support for the over 1,600 middle-class, family-sustaining union jobs this project will provide. We look forward to working with the Biden Administration to construct and complete this key critical infrastructure and moving our nation closer to energy independence.”