Below you’ll find Alaska in the news, as well as the most recent press releases from the Alaska Wilderness 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.

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Latest News

yellow-dotConservation Organizations Support Interior Appropriations Arctic Refuge Provision
Group Statement (5/22/2019)

yellow-dotOutdoor Adventurers and Athletes Travel to D.C. to Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Group Statement (5/17/2019)

green-dotAttorney: Tongass old-growth logging “plain violation” of environmental law
(KTUU, 5/17/2019)

green-dotDon’t revive logging in national forests
(The Hill, 5/15/2019)

white-dotNGOs Call for Urgent Cut to Shipping’s Black Carbon Impacts on Arctic
(Phys.org, 5/13/2019)

yellow-dotInto the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, home of the last great migration on Earth
(Minneapolis Star Tribune, 5/11/2019)

green-dotGreen groups go after Tongass timber harvest
(E&E News, 5/7/2019)

green-dotEnvironmental orgs sue Forest Service over ‘mammoth’ Southeast timber sale
(Juneau Empire, 5/7/2019)

green-dotLawsuit challenges massive timber sale in Alaska national forest
Group Statement (5/7/2019)

green-dotCongress attempts to strengthen Roadless Rule
(Juneau Empire, 5/2/2019)

green-dotDemocrats push to strengthen roadless rule protections
(E&E Daily, 5/2/2019)

green-dotAlaska Wilderness League Applauds Introduction of Roadless Area Conservation Act
Statement by Andy Moderow, Alaska Director (5/2/2019)

green-dotLegislation is Critically Needed to Protect Threatened Roadless Areas in Alaska and Utah
Group Statement (5/2/2019)

yellow-dotCongress Seizes New Opportunity to Restore Arctic Refuge Protections
Group Statement (5/1/2019)

blue-dotA Win for the Arctic as Interior Department Puts New Offshore Drilling Plan on Hold
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (4/25/2019)

white-dotAlaska senators set on King Cove road despite federal ruling
(KTUU, 4/18/2019)

white-dotAlaska Wilderness League Statement on Confirmation of David Bernhardt to Interior Secretary
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (4/11/2019)

blue-dotFederal Court Decision Locks Up Alaska Offshore Resources
(SitNews, 4/7/2019)

blue-dotJudge supports Obama-era ban on leasing in Chukchi, Beaufort Seas
(Arctic Sounder, 4/5/2019)

yellow-dotOfficials: News report on secret well results in Arctic refuge doesn’t change potential for big discovery
(Anchorage Daily News, 4/3/2019)

blue-dotJudge Blocks Trump’s Arctic Offshore Drilling Expansion as Lawyers Ramp Up Legal Challenges
(InsideClimate News, 3/30/2019)

blue-dotJudge rejects Trump’s effort to override Obama and open up offshore leasing in Arctic
(Anchorage Daily News, 3/30/2019)

blue-dotU.S. Judge Rules Against Trump’s Alaska Oil and Gas Leasing Bid
(The Maritime Executive, 3/30/2019)

blue-dotFederal Court Once Again Reins in Trump Assault on Alaska’s Federal Lands and Waters
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (3/30/2019)

white-dotJudge rejects Trump plan for road in Alaska wildlife refuge
(Associated Press, 3/29/2019)

white-dotDistrict Court voids Interior’s land exchange deal with King Cove
Group Statement, (3/29/2019)

white-dotAlaska Wilderness League Statement on Nomination of David Bernhardt to Interior Secretary
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (3/28/2019)

yellow-dotAlaska Wilderness League Statement on Today’s House Legislative Hearing Regarding Restoring Arctic Refuge Protections
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (3/26/2019)

white-dotLawyers Ramp Up Challenges to Trump’s Oil Drilling Push, Citing Climate Impact
(InsideClimate News, 3/22/2019)

yellow-dotNuiqsut resident leads ANWR campaign for educators
(Arctic Sounder, 3/22/2019)

yellow-dotScientists inside and out of the federal government raise concerns about Arctic Refuge drilling
(Arctic Today, 3/21/2019)

orange-dotEnvironmental groups sue Bureau of Land Management over Alaska reserve lease
(Legal NewsLine, 3/20/2019)

blue-dotTrump’s push for offshore oil drilling
(Nation of Change, 3/13/2019)

yellow-dotSuppressed Documents Raise New Questions About Arctic Refuge Development, David Bernhardt
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (3/13/2019)

yellow-dotPublic Overwhelmingly Opposes Drilling in Arctic Refuge
Group Statement, (3/13/2019)

yellow-dotInterior Department Accused of Hiding Key Info on Impacts of Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(Earther, 3/13/2019)

yellow-dotMore than 400 Teachers and Scholars Submit Letter to BLM Calling for Arctic Refuge Protections
Group Statement, (3/12/2019)

yellow-dotOn day 56, the Alaska Legislature passes first resolution of session
(Juneau Empire, 3/11/2019)

orange-dotNuiqsut tribe sues BLM over drilling
(Arctic Sounder, 3/7/2019)

orange-dotNative Village, Conservation Groups Challenge Winter Oil, Gas Drilling in Western Arctic
Group Statement (3/1/2019)

orange-dotNorth Slope village tribal government sues over ConocoPhillips’ drilling plans
(KTOO/Alaska Public Radio Network, 2/28/2019)

white-dotTop BLM Alaska post goes to Republican congressional aide
(E&E Greenwire, 2/27/2019)

white-dotNative Vietnam vets get another chance to claim 160 acres
(Alaska Public Media, 2/26/2019)

yellow-dotArctic Refuge Seismic Exploration Officially on Hold for 2018-2019
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (2/25/2019)

yellow-dotAlaska Insight: The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(Alaska Public Media, 2/15/2019)

yellow-dotBernhardt receives mixed support from the Last Frontier as he awaits Senate confirmation
(KTUU/Gray TV, 2/14/2019)

white-dotThe big Alaskan land giveaway tucked into a sweeping conservation bill
(The Washington Post, 2/13/2019)

yellow-dotBipartisan Bill Seeks to Ban Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(EcoWatch, 2/12/2019)

yellow-dotThe Future of the Arctic Refuge
(Alaska Public Media, 2/11/2019)

yellow-dotLawmakers introduce bill to ban drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge
(The Hill, 2/11/2019)

yellow-dotNew Bipartisan Legislation Will Restore Protections to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Group Statement, (2/11/2019)

yellow-dotSeismic Exploration on Hold for Arctic Refuge; Polar Bears Breathe a Sigh of Relief
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (2/8/2019)

yellow-dotFormer Oil Lobbyist Known for Altering/Omitting Arctic Refuge Data to be next Interior Secretary
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (2/4/2019)

white-dotOutdoor retailers expand political fight with climate push
(Associated Press, 1/31/2019)

yellow-dotThree Ways Your Brand can Prevent Oil and Gas Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(Conservation Alliance, 1/25/2019)

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