NEWS AND PRESS RELEASES

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Are you a member of the press, or do you have a media-related question for the League? Below you'll find Alaska in the news, as well as the most recent press releases from the Alaska Wilderness League. Or contact Corey Himrod at 202-544-5205.

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Latest News

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)

yellow-dot‘Just blatant disregard for transparency’: groups take Trump administration to court over unreleased Arctic Refuge records
(Yukon News, 8/2/2019)

yellow-dotGroups sue for information on Arctic refuge lease sale
(Associated Press, 7/31/2019)

yellow-dotAlaska natives accuse White House of hiding Arctic oil impact information
(Reuters, 7/31/2019)

yellow-dotLawsuit calls out Interior Department for violating Freedom of Information Act
Group Statement (7/31/2019)

yellow-dotHow Science Got Trampled in the Rush to Drill in the Arctic
(Politico, 7/26/2019)

white-dotTrump Administration Signs New Deal for Disastrous Road through Izembek Refuge
(YubaNet, 7/25/2019)

white-dotFeds withdraw appeal of Izembek Refuge road decision
(Alaska Public Media, 7/22/2019)

yellow-dotI Traveled to the Arctic to Witness Climate Disaster Firsthand
(Teen Vogue, 7/17/2019)

green-dotThe Rulemaking Process for an Alaska-Specific Roadless Rule: What’s the Point?
(Alaska Native News, 7/16/2019)

yellow-dotThe North Face Launches Youth Campaign For Arctic Advocacy
(SGB Media, 7/16/2019)

yellow-dotNo Plans for Aerial Survey of Arctic Refuge, Company Says
(The New York Times, 7/8/2019)

white-dotEPA found a 'typo' in its carbon rule. Why it matters
(E&E Climatewire, 7/1/2019)

yellow-dotAlaska Lawmakers, Industry Tell Democrats to Stand Down
(The National Journal, 6/27/2019)

yellow-dotConservation, Alaska and Indigenous Organizations Applaud Arctic Refuge Provision in Interior Spending Bill
Group Statement (6/21/2019)

yellow-dotgreen-dotInterior Spending Bill Votes Highlight Support for Taxpayers and Alaska Public Lands
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (6/20/2019)

yellow-dotInterior spending bill holds Trump administration accountable for 2017 promises
(The Hill, 6/19/2019)

blue-dotBipartisan Bills Would Protect America's Coasts, Oceans and Marine Life From Offshore Drilling Expansion
Group Statement (6/19/2019)

yellow-dotTrump’s Plan for Finding Oil in Alaska May Put Polar Bears at Risk
(Bloomberg, 6/10/2019)

yellow-dotAerial Arctic Refuge drilling surveys raise alarm
(E&E Greenwire, 6/10/2019)

yellow-dotWe must put a stop to oil drilling in the Arctic Refuge
(Digital Journal, 5/31/2019)

yellow-dotU.S. vows first oil lease sale in Alaska Arctic refuge this year
(Reuters, 5/30/2019)

yellow-dotTaking the fight over the Arctic Refuge to Twitter
(InsideSources, 5/30/2019)

green-dotAuthor shares Alaska's salmon stories and ways of life
(Arctic Sounder, 5/24/2019)

yellow-dotArctic Refuge fight not over for Democrats in Congress
(Alaska Public Media, 5/22/2019)

yellow-dotConservation Organizations Support Interior Appropriations Arctic Refuge Provision
Group Statement (5/22/2019)

yellow-dotOutdoor Adventurers and Athletes Travel to D.C. to Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Group Statement (5/17/2019)

green-dotAttorney: Tongass old-growth logging "plain violation" of environmental law
(KTUU, 5/17/2019)

green-dotDon't revive logging in national forests
(The Hill, 5/15/2019)

white-dotNGOs Call for Urgent Cut to Shipping’s Black Carbon Impacts on Arctic
(Phys.org, 5/13/2019)

yellow-dotInto the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, home of the last great migration on Earth
(Minneapolis Star Tribune, 5/11/2019)

green-dotGreen groups go after Tongass timber harvest
(E&E News, 5/7/2019)

green-dotEnvironmental orgs sue Forest Service over 'mammoth' Southeast timber sale
(Juneau Empire, 5/7/2019)

green-dotLawsuit challenges massive timber sale in Alaska national forest
Group Statement (5/7/2019)

green-dotCongress attempts to strengthen Roadless Rule
(Juneau Empire, 5/2/2019)

green-dotDemocrats push to strengthen roadless rule protections
(E&E Daily, 5/2/2019)

green-dotAlaska Wilderness League Applauds Introduction of Roadless Area Conservation Act
Statement by Andy Moderow, Alaska Director (5/2/2019)

green-dotLegislation is Critically Needed to Protect Threatened Roadless Areas in Alaska and Utah
Group Statement (5/2/2019)

yellow-dotCongress Seizes New Opportunity to Restore Arctic Refuge Protections
Group Statement (5/1/2019)

blue-dotA Win for the Arctic as Interior Department Puts New Offshore Drilling Plan on Hold
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (4/25/2019)

white-dotAlaska senators set on King Cove road despite federal ruling
(KTUU, 4/18/2019)

white-dotAlaska Wilderness League Statement on Confirmation of David Bernhardt to Interior Secretary
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (4/11/2019)

blue-dotFederal Court Decision Locks Up Alaska Offshore Resources
(SitNews, 4/7/2019)

blue-dotJudge supports Obama-era ban on leasing in Chukchi, Beaufort Seas
(Arctic Sounder, 4/5/2019)

yellow-dotOfficials: News report on secret well results in Arctic refuge doesn’t change potential for big discovery
(Anchorage Daily News, 4/3/2019)

blue-dotJudge Blocks Trump's Arctic Offshore Drilling Expansion as Lawyers Ramp Up Legal Challenges
(InsideClimate News, 3/30/2019)

blue-dotJudge rejects Trump’s effort to override Obama and open up offshore leasing in Arctic
(Anchorage Daily News, 3/30/2019)

blue-dotU.S. Judge Rules Against Trump's Alaska Oil and Gas Leasing Bid
(The Maritime Executive, 3/30/2019)

blue-dotFederal Court Once Again Reins in Trump Assault on Alaska’s Federal Lands and Waters
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (3/30/2019)

white-dotJudge rejects Trump plan for road in Alaska wildlife refuge
(Associated Press, 3/29/2019)

white-dotDistrict Court voids Interior’s land exchange deal with King Cove
Group Statement, (3/29/2019)

white-dotAlaska Wilderness League Statement on Nomination of David Bernhardt to Interior Secretary
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (3/28/2019)

yellow-dotAlaska Wilderness League Statement on Today's House Legislative Hearing Regarding Restoring Arctic Refuge Protections
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (3/26/2019)

white-dotLawyers Ramp Up Challenges to Trump’s Oil Drilling Push, Citing Climate Impact
(InsideClimate News, 3/22/2019)

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