Below you’ll find Alaska Wilderness League in the news, as well as our most recent press releases. If you are a member of the press or you have a media-related question for the League, please contact Corey Himrod at 202-544-5205.

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Latest News

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, 2/3/2019)

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)

orange-dotDespite Shutdown, Trump Administration Continues Push to Open Western Arctic
(EcoWatch, 1/25/2019)

white-dotShutdown Is ‘Extortion, Plain and Simple,’ Say 78 Groups
(Group Statement, 1/23/2019)

blue-dotHouse Leaders Blast Interior Decision to Allow Offshore Drilling to Move Forward During Shutdown
Statement by Leah Donahey, Legislative Director (1/16/2019)

blue-dotRep. Huffman introduces bills to prevent offshore drilling on West Coast and in Arctic
(Marin Independent Journal, 1/12/2019)

blue-dotRep. Huffman Reintroduces Legislation to Ban Offshore Oil Drilling Along the West Coast and the Arctic
(Lost Coast Outpost, 1/8/2019)

blue-dotRep. Huffman Introduces Bills to Protect Pacific and Arctic Oceans from Offshore Drilling
Statement by Leah Donahey, Legislative Director (1/8/2019)

yellow-dotMurkowski’s broken promises grow as Arctic Refuge oil development barrels forward
(The Hill, 12/31/2018)

yellow-dotBLM seeks comments on leasing alternatives
(The Arctic Sounder, 12/30/2018)

yellow-dotInterior Dept. Moves Toward Selling Oil Leases in Arctic Refuge
(The New York Times, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotTrump administration moves closer to oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(Los Angeles Times, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotTrump administration takes another step toward oil drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(The Washington Post, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotAdministration moves closer to opening Arctic Refuge for oil
(Associated Press, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotTrump Is One Step Closer to Opening America’s Largest Wildlife Refuge to Oil and Gas
(Earther, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotTrump administration moves closer to opening Alaskan Arctic to drilling
(The Guardian, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotFeds take step to open Arctic Refuge to drilling, release environmental report for public review
(Anchorage Daily News, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotBLM releases draft impact statement on Arctic Refuge lease sales
(Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotBLM releases draft environmental impact statement for Arctic Refuge leasing
(Oil & Gas Journal, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotTrump takes big step toward drilling in Alaska’s Arctic Refuge
(Washington Examiner, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotRep. Fitzpatrick, House Republicans to Interior Secretary Zinke: Slow the Rush to Drill Arctic Refuge
Statement (12/20/2018)

yellow-dotTrump Administration Accelerates Assault on Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (12/20/2018)

yellow-dotTrump Ramps Up Reckless Assault on the Arctic Refuge
Group Statement (12/20/2018)

white-dotZinke’s likely replacement has been ‘the man behind the curtain’
(Politico, 12/15/2018)

white-dotResigning Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke praised by Alaska senators, governor
(Anchorage Daily News, 12/15/2018)

white-dotRyan Zinke’s oil lobbyist deputy likely to replace him at Interior — but environmentalists say he’s ‘even worse’
(Raw Story, 12/15/2018)

white-dotZinke Out at Interior. His Likely Replacement is Even Worse for our Public Lands
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (12/15/2018)

orange-dotTrump Administration’s Alaska Oil and Gas Lease Sale a ‘Major Flop’
(EcoWatch, 12/13/2018)

orange-dotWestern Arctic Lease Sale the Next Chapter in Trump Arctic Assault
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (12/12/2018)

orange-dotJudge rules against enviros in NPR-A leasing lawsuits
(E&E Greenwire, 12/7/2018)

orange-dotFlawed NPR-A Leasing Process Allowed to Stand
Group Statement (12/7/2018)

yellow-dotIn the Blink of an Eye, a Hunt for Oil Threatens Pristine Alaska
(The New York Times, 12/3/2018)

yellow-dotArctic Drilling Is “Ecocide on an Incredible Diversity of Wildlife”
(Truthout, 11/29/2018)

 

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