Arctic Advocates Come To Washington


League Staff | April 29, 2016
(This post originally appeared on Huffington Post Green.) It’s that time of year. The cherry blossoms spring to life, there are crowds of school kids on their first trips to Washington, DC, our Metro is full of tourists seeing the monuments or touring the museums - and Alaska Wilderness League...
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Alaskans Speak Out Against Offshore Drilling


Andy Moderow | April 25, 2016
In early April, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held public meetings in communities across Alaska’s North Slope to receive input on its proposed 2017-2022 Five Year Offshore Leasing Program. Read more
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Avoiding Another Exxon Valdez


League Staff | March 30, 2016
(This article originally appeared in The Hill.) Twenty-seven years ago, Exxon Valdez showed the nation in sharp relief what can happen when we allow fossil fuel development in one of the world’s most diverse and remote marine environments. Read more
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Two Million And Counting Against Offshore Drilling


Andy Moderow | February 9, 2016
Last week, members of the U.S. Senate pressed President Obama to strengthen his commitment to act on climate change by dropping all new fossil fuel leases from America’s 5-year ocean leasing program. And in that spirit, I was proud to join with folks from the Arctic, Atlantic and Gulf last...
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