(This blog originally appeared on the American College of Environmental Lawyers website.) On the last Friday in March, Judge Sharon Gleason of the Federal District Court for the District of Alaska issued two opinions in closely-watched cases* concerning federal public lands and waters in and offshore of Alaska. Read more
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Preparing For An Arctic Adventure


League Staff | April 5, 2019
Alaska Wilderness League member Drew McCalley considers the question of how to prepare for a backpack trip to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Read more
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Fossil fuel development in the Coastal Plain would devastate an Arctic nursery of global significance. It would violate human rights, jeopardize food security, and threaten the health and safety of Indigenous communities. It would contribute to the escalating crises of climate change and biological annihilation. Read more
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Interior Rushes To Advance Arctic Drilling


Rebekah Ashley | February 12, 2019
As a part of President Trump’s plan to sell leases for drilling in our nation’s largest wildlife refuge, the Department of the Interior (DOI) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released a rushed draft environmental impact statement (EIS) on December 22. This came just shortly before the five-week government shutdown....
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