Alaska Wilderness League staff and supporters live in every corner of this country. Whenever concerned citizens voice their passion for Alaska’s wilderness in the media, we catalog it. Below you’ll find Alaska in the news, as well as the most recent press releases from the League.

Are you a member of the press, or do you have a media-related question for the League? Contact Corey Himrod at 202-544-5205.

Do you have a recent piece in your local paper? Tell us about it.

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yellow-dotArctic Advocates Come to Washington
(Huffington Post, 4/25/2016)

blue-dotIt’s Time to Take Arctic Drilling Off the Table
(Huffington Post, 4/4/2016)

blue-dotEditorial: Off-shore oil drilling in the Arctic is still far too risky
(Los Angeles Times, 3/26/2016)

blue-dotAvoiding another Exxon Valdez
(The Hill, 3/24/2016)

blue-dotInterior Department issues draft air regulations
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director, Alaska Wilderness League (3/17/2016)

blue-dotAlaska included in future offshore lease sale schedule
(Associated Press, 3/15/2016)

blue-dotObama administration reverses course on Atlantic oil drilling
(Reuters, 3/15/2016)

blue-dotObama’s plan leaves door open to Arctic drilling
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director, Alaska Wilderness League (3/15/2016)

white-dotObama, Trudeau announce plans to fight Arctic oil and gas pollution
(Alaska Dispatch, 3/10/2016)

white-dotPresident Obama, Prime Minister Trudeau outline Arctic protections
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director, Alaska Wilderness League (3/10/2016)

yellow-dotHistoric Vote on Arctic Refuge
Group Statement (2/26/2016)

yellow-dotTime to take oil drilling in the Arctic Refuge off the table
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director, Alaska Wilderness League (1/25/2016)

yellow-dotCindy Shogan: I Heart The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; Here’s Why You Should Too
(Patagonia “Cleanest Line” Blog, 12/10/2015)

blue-dotThe Inside Story of Shell’s Arctic Assault
(Audubon Magazine, 12/8/2015)

blue-dotRep. Huffman thanks Obama administration, asks for future Arctic protection
Statement by Rep. Jared Huffman (CA-02) (12/8/2015)

white-dotCelebrating the Landmark Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director; Valerie Brown, Legal Director, Trustees for Alaska (12/3/2015)

yellow-dotSenate Democrats renew battle lines over drilling on Arctic Refuge coastal plain
(Alaska Dispatch News, 12/2/2015)

yellow-dotSenators Michael Bennet and Ed Markey Introduce Arctic Refuge Wilderness Bill
Group Statement (12/2/2015)

green-dotU.S. Forest Service moves forward with amending Tongass National Forest management plan
Statement by Dan Kirkwood, Rainforest Program Manager (11/20/2015)

orange-dotObama administration holds oil and gas lease sale within National Petroleum Reserve – Alaska
Group Statement (11/18/2015)

blue-dotInterior takes next sales for Chukchi Sea and Beaufort Sea OCS off the table
(Petroleum News, 10/23/2015)

orange-dotConocoPhillips receives approval to drill first federal production well in National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska
Statement by Leah Donahey, Senior Campaign Director (10/22/2015)

orange-dotConocoPhillips wins drilling permit for project in Alaska’s petroleum reserve
(FuelFix, 10/22/2015)

orange-dotConocoPhillips wins drilling permit in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve
(BOE Report, 10/22/2015)

blue-dotGlobal warming has opened the famed Northwest Passage to navigation
(AlterNet, 10/22/2015)

blue-dotGovernment cancels upcoming oil lease sales in the Arctic, citing ‘low industry interest’
(Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 10/16/2015)

blue-dotAlaska Wilderness League applauds cancellation of 2016/17 Arctic Ocean lease sales; denial of lease extensions
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director (10/16/2015)

white-dotUnited States and Alaska end legal battle over Exxon Valdez
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (10/15/2015)

blue-dotLong, bumpy Arctic road reaches a dead end for Shell
(Alaska Journal of Commerce, 9/30/2015)

blue-dotShell backs off Arctic ‘for the foreseeable future’
(Mother Nature Network, 9/28/2015)


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