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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yellow-dotFormer Oil Lobbyist Known for Altering/Omitting Arctic Refuge Data to be next Interior Secretary
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (2/4/2019)

white-dotShutdown Is ‘Extortion, Plain and Simple,’ Say 78 Groups
(Group Statement, 1/23/2019)

blue-dotHouse Leaders Blast Interior Decision to Allow Offshore Drilling to Move Forward During Shutdown
Statement by Leah Donahey, Legislative Director (1/16/2019)

blue-dotRep. Huffman Introduces Bills to Protect Pacific and Arctic Oceans from Offshore Drilling
Statement by Leah Donahey, Legislative Director (1/8/2019)

yellow-dotRep. Fitzpatrick, House Republicans to Interior Secretary Zinke: Slow the Rush to Drill Arctic Refuge
Statement (12/20/2018)

yellow-dotTrump Administration Accelerates Assault on Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (12/20/2018)

yellow-dotTrump Ramps Up Reckless Assault on the Arctic Refuge
Group Statement (12/20/2018)

white-dotZinke Out at Interior. His Likely Replacement is Even Worse for our Public Lands
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (12/15/2018)

orange-dotWestern Arctic Lease Sale the Next Chapter in Trump Arctic Assault
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (12/12/2018)

orange-dotFlawed NPR-A Leasing Process Allowed to Stand
Group Statement (12/7/2018)

orange-dotTrump Administration Announces Plans to Open More of America's Western Arctic to Development
Statement by Leah Donahey, Legislative Director (11/20/2018)

blue-dotTrump Administration Jumpstarts Arctic Assault with Arctic Ocean Lease Sale
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (11/15/2018)

white-dotWorld Renowned Ski Mountaineer Kit DesLauriers Joins Alaska Wilderness League’s Board of Directors
Group Statement (11/15/2018)

white-dotElection Results a Rebuke to Trump’s Anti-Public Lands, Anti-Climate Agenda
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (11/7/2018)

green-dotU.S. Forest Service holds Roadless Rule hearing in Anchorage
Statement by Andy Moderow, Alaska Director (9/29/2018)

green-dotU.S. Forest Service moving forward with process to remove Alaska national forests from roadless rule
Statement by Andy Moderow, Alaska Director (8/30/2018)

white-dot25 environmental, advocacy organizations oppose nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh in new letter
Group Statement (8/14/2018)

green-dotU.S. Forest Service announces process to remove Alaska national forests from roadless rule
Statement by Andy Moderow, Alaska Director (8/2/2018)

green-dotCantwell bill would ensure protection of millions of acres of America’s national forests
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (8/1/2018)

yellow-dotSurprising no one, Trump administration to do no new impact studies prior to Arctic Refuge leasing
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (7/20/2018)

yellow-dotIndigenous, Environmental Groups Respond to BP Endorsement of Trump’s Arctic Refuge Drilling Plan
Group Statement (6/22/2018)

yellow-dotArctic Refuge public comment period closes with overwhelming opposition to development
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (6/19/2018)

yellow-dotOutdoor businesses, guides and athletes express opposition to drilling in the Arctic Refuge
Group Statement (6/19/2018)

yellow-dotGroups Rally to Oppose Oil and Gas Drilling in the Arctic Refuge
Group Statement (6/15/2018)

yellow-dotDemocratic amendments reflect overwhelming public desire to protect America’s Arctic
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (6/6/2018)

yellow-dotNewly revealed seismic exploration plan threatens every inch of the Arctic Refuge coastal plain
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (5/31/2018)

yellow-dotNew legislation would repeal disastrous Arctic Refuge tax bill drilling provision
Group Statement (5/22/2018)

green-dotFarm bill amendment puts millions of acres of Tongass old-growth at risk
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (5/17/2018)

white-dotZinke’s One Year Anniversary: Promises Abandoned
Group Statement (3/1/2018)

yellow-dotAlaska delegation continues mad dash to open America’s wildest refuge to development
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (2/21/2018)

yellow-dotTrump budget continues aggressive Arctic drilling push while keeping public in the dark
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (2/12/2018)

white-dotTrump Infrastructure Plan Would Gut Environmental Reviews, Rubber Stamp Permits for Corporate Polluters
Group Statement (2/12/2018)

orange-dotLawsuit filed over Trump administration’s 2017 Western Arctic lease sale
Group Statement (2/2/2018)

yellow-dotTrump confirms Arctic Refuge decision was just politics
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (2/1/2018)

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

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-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)

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

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

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

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

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)

 

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