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.

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white-dotOil companies must explain how their new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels ever came to market
(Pacific Environment, 1/27/20)

orange-dotThe Fate of 23.8 Million Acres of Arctic Wilderness Is in Jeopardy
(Sierra Magazine, 1/20/20)

orange-dotNuiqsut loses case for stricter oil, gas reviews
(The Arctic Sounder, 1/17/20)

white-dotTrump effort to streamline environmental reviews draws praise, barbs in Alaska
(Anchorage Daily News, 1/9/20)

white-dot3 Arctic Wilderness Areas to Watch as Trump Tries to Expand Oil & Gas Drilling
(InsideClimate News, 1/9/20)

white-dotControversial BLM Chief Pendley’s Tenure Extended Again Without Nomination, Despite Protests
(InsideClimate News, 1/3/20)

yellow-dotThe Fight Over the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(Outside Online, 12/23/19)

orange-dotState oil group still weighing options on National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska
(Fairbanks News-Miner, 12/16/19)

yellow-dotAppropriations Deal Fails to Hold Trump Administration Accountable for Arctic Leasing Lies
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (12/16/19)

green-dot400,000-plus Blast Trump Administration Plan for Old-growth Clearcutting in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest
Group Statement (12/16/19)

green-dotRoad proposal for Tongass includes another Alaska forest
(Roll Call, 12/16/19)

orange-dotBLM attracts record bids for NPR-A oil leases
(E&E Energywire, 12/12/19)

orange-dotNPR-A Lease Sale Exposes the Insanity of Rushing Sales in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (12/11/19)

orange-dotTrump administration plans massive expansion for Alaska oil drilling
(The Energy Mix, 11/29/19)

yellow-dotThe future of Alaska's oil
(Offshore Technology, 11/26/19)

orange-dotU.S. govt releases draft proposal for expanded Alaska oil development
(Reuters, 11/22/19)

orange-dotUS Agency to Consider Expanded Drilling in Alaska Reserve
(The Associated Press, 11/21/19)

orange-dotInterior Department, Bureau of Land Management announce plan to gut protections in Western Arctic
League Statement (11/21/19)

orange-dotBLM moves to gut protected areas in NPRA and Western Arctic
Group Statement (11/21/19)

green-dotAlaska Natives, Tlingit women to testify before Congress on Roadless Rule
(Juneau Empire, 11/12/19)

yellow-dotTrump’s Reckless Push to Drill in the Arctic Is Meeting Fierce Opposition
(Truthout, 11/1/19)

yellow-dotRep. Huffman, Sen. Markey push for Accountability, Protecting the Arctic and American Taxpayers
Statement (11/1/19)

green-dotGreens worry Trump rule goes beyond Tongass
(E&E Greenwire, 11/1/19)

green-dotTrump's new Tongass rule doesn't mean more logging
(E&E Greenwire, 10/28/19)

yellow-dotThe largest Alaskan wilderness under threat from Trump and Big Oil
(ABC News/Foreign Correspondent, 10/22/19)

green-dotHow the Trump admin plans to fast-track Tongass logging
(E&E Greenwire, 10/22/19)

green-dotWhy is the Tongass National Forest so important?
(Mother Nature Network, 10/21/19)

green-dotTrump to Lift Logging Restriction on America's Amazon
(Nature World News, 10/18/19)

green-dotTrump plans to scrap logging ban in US’ largest forest as experts warn of ‘irreparable harm’
(The Independent, 10/16/19)

green-dotTrump Administration Paves Way for Old-growth Clearcutting in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest
Group Statement (10/15/2019)

white-dotTwo more legal challenges brought to EPA's Pebble Mine actions
(KTUU, 10/9/19)

white-dotNew Coalition to Protect Public Lands from Trump Administration’s Industry Giveaways
Group Statement (10/2/2019)

yellow-dotTrump Moves to Open 1.5 Million Acres of Alaskan Refuge for Oil Drilling By End of the Year
(EcoWatch, 9/14/19)

yellow-dotTrump Admin Opens Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to Oil Drilling for 1st Time, Dems Fight Back
(EnviroNews, 9/14/19)

yellow-dotAs House passes Arctic drilling ban, Interior goes the other way
(Roll Call, 9/13/19)

yellow-dotHouse Votes to Block Arctic Wildlife Refuge Drilling as Clock Ticks Toward First Oil, Gas Lease Sale
(InsideClimate News, 9/13/19)

green-dotHow Trump May Bulldoze "America's Amazon"
(CNN, 9/13/19)

yellow-dotTrump opens protected Alaskan Arctic refuge to oil drillers
(The Guardian, 9/12/19)

yellow-dotTrump administration releases rushed environmental review for Arctic Refuge drilling
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (9/12/19)

yellow-dotU.S. House Passes Legislation to Protect Arctic Refuge in Historic Vote
Group Statement (9/12/19)

yellow-dotTrump Admin. Undermines Environmental Review for Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Group Statement (9/12/2019)

yellow-dotSenate Leaders Introduce Arctic Refuge Protection Bill
Group Statement (9/11/2019)

yellow-dotProtecting our Wilderness, From the President
(The New York Times, 9/9/19)

yellow-dotExploring a Timeless Wilderness, Before the Drilling Begins
(The New York Times, 9/9/19)

green-dotTargeting the Tongass National Forest for Amazon-like Destruction
(Counterpunch, 9/5/19)

yellow-dotThe White House Saw Riches in the Arctic Refuge, but Reality May Fall Short
(The New York Times, 8/21/19)

yellow-dotThe Youth Fighting Drilling in the Arctic
(Forbes, 8/8/19)

white-dotGroups sue Trump administration over latest deal to punch road through Alaska refuge
(Anchorage Daily News, 8/7/2019)

white-dotConservation groups sue to block road in Alaska refuge
(Associated Press, 8/7/2019)

white-dotLawsuit challenges Trump administration’s new land swap deal to bulldoze a road in Izembek National Wildlife Refuge
Group Statement (8/7/2019)

 

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