Posts by Aileo Weinmann

ExxonMobil Says They Are Not Interested in Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17, 2023 Washington, D.C. — Industry giant ExxonMobil has informed shareholders in a new proxy statement that the company has no plans for new oil and gas exploration or development in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. ExxonMobil’s announcement is another strong indication that major oil companies view drilling in the Arctic…

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Alaska Wilderness League Appeals Court Ruling, Seeks to Halt ConocoPhillips’ Willow Project

Alaska Wilderness League was among six groups that filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court challenging the Biden administration’s approval of ConocoPhillips’ Willow oil and gas project in Alaska’s Arctic. The organization’s attorneys also filed for a preliminary injunction in the case, asking the court to step in before ConocoPhillips started a race to road construction. Today, the court denied the injunction, allowing construction to proceed, with bulldozers poised to tear across the tundra.

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Press Release: Congressional Leaders Introduce Arctic Refuge Protection Bill 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   February 2, 2023   Contact: Aileo Weinmann | 202-538-5038 | aileo@alaskawild.org    Congressional Leaders Introduce Arctic Refuge Protection Bill “We applaud our congressional champions for upholding the tradition of strong support for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge”  Washington, D.C. – Leaders in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House introduced the Arctic Refuge Protection Act to designate…

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Press Release: President Biden Must Reverse Course on the Massive Proposal to Drill America’s Western Arctic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  February 1, 2023  Contact: Aileo Weinmann | 202-538-5038 | aileo@alaskawild.org President Biden Must Reverse Course on the Massive Proposal to Drill America’s Western Arctic “The President can show true climate leadership by stopping Willow, before it’s too late.”  Washington, D.C. –  Today, the U.S. Department of the Interior released a final supplemental environmental impact…

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