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-dotEnvironmental groups sue Trump administration over road through Alaska wildlife refuge
(Anchorage Daily News, 1/31/2018)

white-dotEnviros sue over King Cove road
(APRN, 1/31/2018)

white-dotLawsuit claims Izembek land exchange violates ANILCA
Group Statement (1/31/2018)

yellow-dotTrump agency finds climate impacts on Arctic wildlife
(Climatewire $, 1/30/2018)

yellow-dotNew Trump administration report highlights need for more info on Arctic Refuge drilling impacts
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (1/26/2018)

blue-dotPublic meetings on OCS drilling plan postponed due to government shutdown
(KTUU, 1/23/2018)

white-dotSecretary Zinke signs land transfer paving way for King Cove road
(Gray TV/KTUU, 1/22/2018)

yellow-dotAlaska’s Caribou Boomed Last Year and Scientists Aren’t Sure Why
(Earther, 1/16/2018)

yellow-dotDespite congressional approval, oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic Refuge is still years away
(USA Today, 1/11/2018)

white-dotMixed outlook on effects of 2018 oil production in Alaska
(Gray TV/KTUU, 1/5/2018)

blue-dotTrump Administration Opens Door To Dramatic Expansion Of Offshore Energy Leases
(NPR, 1/4/2018)

blue-dotTrump’s siege on America’s Arctic continues
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (1/4/2018)

blue-dotRadical five-year offshore plan will heighten spill risks for U.S. coastal areas
Group Statement (1/4/2018)

white-dot‘Dangerous’ or ‘amazing,’ Trump’s first year was eventful for Alaska
(Anchorage Daily News, 1/1/2018)

yellow-dotThe Fight to Protect the Arctic Refuge Has Just Begun
(Patagonia, 12/27/2017)

yellow-dotAlaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is now up for sale
(The Hill, 12/27/2017)

yellow-dotAlaska oil and natural gas exploration boom in question
(Platts, 12/21/2017)

yellow-dotAlaska leaders claim victory with Refuge drilling provision
(Associated Press, 12/20/2017)

yellow-dotDrilling in Arctic Refuge Gets a Green Light. What’s Next?
(New York Times, 12/20/2017)

yellow-dotWhy Americans will never agree on oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(The Conversation, 12/20/2017)

yellow-dotThe Arctic Refuge fight has just begun
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (12/20/2017)

yellow-dotThe fight to protect the Arctic Refuge has just begun
Group Statement (12/20/2017)

yellow-dotHere are some environmental and energy items that survived the tax conference
(Washington Post, 12/14/2017)

yellow-dotCongress Conferencing controversial bill this afternoon
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (12/13/2017)

orange-dotOil Drillers Give Cold Shoulder To Alaska Bidding Round
(, 12/8/2017)

orange-dotU.S. petroleum reserve lease sale in Alaska draws just 7 bids
(Associated Press, 12/6/2017)

orange-dotSmall bidders snatch up land near ANWR in state oil lease sale
(Anchorage Daily News, 12/6/2017)

orange-dotTrump administration continues Arctic Assault with western Arctic lease sale
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (12/6/2017)

yellow-dotRepublicans are counting on a ton of demand to drill in an Alaskan wildlife refuge. They’re deluding themselves.
(Mother Jones, 12/6/2017)

yellow-dotHouse Voting to Conference Controversial Bill This Afternoon
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (12/4/2017)

yellow-dotGOP on verge of opening Arctic Refuge to drilling
(The Hill, 12/3/2017)

yellow-dotOp-ed: Protect the Arctic Refuge from oil industry allies in Congress
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 12/1/2017)

yellow-dotProcedural knots tie up Arctic Refuge, reform push
(E&E Daily $, 12/1/2017)

yellow-dotSenate votes to destroy Arctic Refuge
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (12/1/2017)

yellow-dotRepublican luminaries to Congress: Exclude highly controversial Arctic Refuge drilling from tax code
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (11/30/2017)

yellow-dotProvisions in tax bill ruled to be in violation of the Byrd Rule
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (11/29/2017)

yellow-dotCongress doubles down on drilling the Arctic Refuge
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (11/28/2017)

yellow-dotAs Senate considers Arctic Refuge, oil companies' interest in question
(Houston Chronicle, 11/23/2017)

yellow-dotThe dollars and sense of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(Outside Magazine, 11/22/2017)

yellow-dotCongress debates oil drilling in largest US wildlife refuge
(Associated Press, 11/17/2017)

yellow-dotHouse passes tax reform bill with Arctic Refuge provision
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (11/17/2017)

yellow-dotAt Stake in Arctic Refuge Drilling Vote: Money, Wilderness and a Way of Life
(InsideClimate News, 11/16/2017)

blue-dotyellow-dotRep. Grijalva, 16 Dems Introduce Energy Reform Legislation to Increase Taxpayer Benefits, Promote Conservation
Statement (11/16/2017)

yellow-dotSenate passes destructive Arctic Refuge drill bill
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (11/15/2017)

yellow-dotMurkowski bill directs at least 2 major lease sales in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(Washington Post, 11/9/2017)

yellow-dotMurkowski proposes 50-50 federal-state revenue split for drilling lease sales in Arctic wildlife refuge
(Alaska Dispatch News, 11/9/2017)

yellow-dotAlaska Sen. Murkowski Introduces Bill to Drill Arctic Wildlife Refuge
(EcoWatch, 11/9/2017)

yellow-dotLisa Murkowski offers bill aiming to raise $1 billion by opening Arctic wildlife refuge to drilling
(Washington Examiner, 11/9/2017)

yellow-dotAlaska senator proposes drilling in Arctic refuge
(The Hill, 11/8/2017)

yellow-dotSenate drill bill will destroy the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (11/8/2017)


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