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Alaska Wilderness League in the News

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yellow-dotKaktovik Iñupiat Corp. blames feds for missed ANWR deadline
(Alaska Public Media, 2/26/21)

yellow-dotKaktovik Iñupiat Corporation misses key deadline to do seismic work in Arctic refuge this winter
(Alaska Public Media, 2/22/21)

white-dot500 NGOs Implore Senate Leaders to Confirm Deb Haaland for Interior
(EnviroNews, 2/22/21)

orange-dotAppeals court brings Willow project work to temporary halt
(The Cordova Times, 2/16/21)

orange-dotJudges block work at ConocoPhillips’ huge Alaska project, casting cloud over “North Slope Renaissance”
(Alaska Public Media, 2/16/21)

yellow-dotBiden seeks delays on Arctic drilling challenges
(The Hill, 2/10/21)

orange-dotConocoPhillips Alaska Construction Blocked Pending Appeal
(Bloomberg, 2/8/21)

white-dotOil and gas industry fears Biden will halt key projects in Alaska
(The Arctic Sounder, 2/5/21)

yellow-dotRep. Brian Fitzpatrick sponsors bill to protect Arctic National Refuge
(The Philadelphia Inquirer, 2/4/21)

orange-dotConocoPhillips Alaska Road Construction OK’d Pending Lawsuit
(Bloomberg, 2/2/21)

white-dotWill President Biden's plans to transition away from oil drilling leave Alaska’s economy behind?
(Anchorage Daily News, 1/31/21)

yellow-dotArctic Refuge oil drilling: delayed or halted?
(EuroNews, 1/29/21)

white-dotBiden suspends new leases for oil and gas development on federal lands, including in Alaska
(Alaska Public Media, 1/28/21)

yellow-dotBiden immediately slams the brakes on oil drilling in Arctic Refuge
(KNBA Anchorage, 1/25/21)

green-dotConservationists welcome Biden’s Roadless Rule review order
(Juneau Empire, 1/22/21)

yellow-dotAlaska exploration hits the skids after Biden moratorium
(Upstream Online, 1/22/21)

green-dotBiden admin to review Tongass roadless-rule decision
(E&E News, 1/22/21)

yellow-dotAndy Moderow discusses President Biden's day one executive orders
(Times Radio, 1/21/21)

yellow-dotPresident Biden addresses Arctic Refuge oil drilling on day one
(BBC Radio, 1/21/21)

yellow-dotGrim Prospects for Drilling on Arctic Leases Despite Trump Push
(Bloomberg, 1/21/21)

yellow-dotBiden Cancels Keystone XL, Halts Drilling in Arctic Refuge on Day One
(InsideClimate News, 1/21/21)

yellow-dotBiden halts oil and gas development in Arctic refuge hours after inauguration
(Arctic Today, 1/21/21)

green-dotAlaska-specific Roadless Rule to be revisited during the Biden administration
(KINY Radio Juneau, 1/21/21)

yellow-dotBiden immediately slams the brakes on oil drilling in Arctic refuge
(Alaska Public Media, 1/20/21)

yellow-dotPresident Biden moves swiftly to dismantle Trump’s oil legacy
(NS Energy Business, 1/20/21)

green-dotSEACC hosting webinar with Alaska Wilderness League lobbyist
(KINY Radio Juneau, 1/20/21)

yellow-dotTrump administration issues illegal oil and gas leases in the Arctic
(Environment Journal, 1/20/21)

yellow-dotTrump admin finalizes ANWR sale, a challenge for Biden
(E&E News, 1/20/21)

yellow-dotTrump administration issues most leases sold for ANWR oil and gas development
(Anchorage Daily News, 1/19/21)

yellow-dotTrump administration issues last-minute Arctic refuge drilling leases
(Reuters, 1/19/21)

yellow-dotTrump Administration Issues Leases In Alaska's Arctic Refuge
(The Associated Press, 1/19/21)

yellow-dotTrump administration rushes to wrap Arctic oil leases on last day in office
(The Hill, 1/19/21)

yellow-dotTurns Out That the Oil Industry Wasn’t Interested in the Arctic Refuge After All
(Sierra Magazine, 1/15/21)

green-dotDemocrats renew push to restore Roadless Rule in Tongass National Forest
(Alaska Public Media, 1/15/21)

yellow-dotThe first ever US oil lease sale in the Arctic is a huge fail
(Nation of Change, 1/14/21)

green-dotDems revive push to make roadless rule protections law
(E&E News, 1/13/21)

green-dotDemocrats renew push to restore Roadless Rule in Tongass National Forest
(CoastAlaska, 1/12/21)

yellow-dotIn previously protected Alaskan refuge, auctions begin for drilling
(PBS NewsHour, 1/9/21)

yellow-dot'Ho-hum,' Arctic Refuge oil lease sale a failure for Trump administration
(Digital Journal, 1/9/21)

yellow-dotGood News: Trump's ANWR Oil-Lease Sale Was a Failure
(Outside Online, 1/8/21)

yellow-dotTrump auction of oil leases in Arctic refuge attracts barely any bidders
(The Hill, 1/8/21)

yellow-dotTrump Administration Offers Drilling Leases in the Arctic Refuge, but No Major Oil Firms Bid
(InsideClimate News, 1/7/21)

yellow-dotAlaska Arctic Refuge Oil Lease Sale Ends In Flop
(, 1/7/21)

yellow-dotTrump administration’s sale of Arctic refuge drilling rights labeled an ‘epic failure’
(The Independent, 1/7/21)

yellow-dotOil Companies Aren't Super Interested in Drilling in Alaska's Arctic Refuge After All
(Jezebel, 1/7/21)

yellow-dotOil companies show little interest in Arctic oil rights
(Environment Journal, 1/7/21)

yellow-dotSale of Drilling Leases in Arctic Refuge Fails to Yield a Windfall
(The New York Times, 1/6/21)

orange-dotBLM finalizes revised plan for federal petroleum reserve
(Alaska Journal of Commerce, 1/6/21)

yellow-dotState tops bids in first ANWR lease sale
(Alaska Journal of Commerce, 1/6/21)

yellow-dotUS leases long-sought Alaska oil rights in Trump's final days
(Agence France-Presse, 1/6/21)

yellow-dotBiden Must Stop Trump’s Reckless Plunder in Alaska
Susan Eisenhower op-ed (The New York Times, 1/6/21)

yellow-dotTrump administration drilling auction for Arctic refuge attracts little interest
(Reuters, 1/6/21)

yellow-dotUS Holds First Lease Sale For Alaska's Arctic Refuge
(The Associated Press, 1/6/21)

yellow-dotLittle action at Trump auction for Arctic oil rights
(BBC News, 1/6/21)

yellow-dotTrump auction of oil leases in Arctic refuge attracts barely any bidders
(The Guardian, 1/6/21)

yellow-dot'Epic failure': Trump's ANWR sale comes up short
(E&E News, 1/6/21)


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