Factbox-What is the Willow project in Alaska, and why do green activists oppose it?

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(Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration on Monday announced it would approve a trimmed-down version of ConocoPhillips’ Willow oil and gas drilling project in Alaska, triggering angry reactions from climate activists. Here are some details about the project: WHAT IS THE WILLOW PROJECT? The Willow project is a $6 billion proposal from ConocoPhillips to drill oil and gas in Alaska. It would be located inside the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, a 23 million-acre (93 million-hectare) area on the state’s North Slope that is the largest tract of undisturbed public land in the United …

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