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-dotBLM releases draft environmental impact statement for Arctic Refuge leasing
(Oil & Gas Journal, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotTrump takes big step toward drilling in Alaska’s Arctic Refuge
(Washington Examiner, 12/20/2018)

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’s likely replacement has been ‘the man behind the curtain’
(Politico, 12/15/2018)

white-dotResigning Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke praised by Alaska senators, governor
(Anchorage Daily News, 12/15/2018)

white-dotRyan Zinke’s oil lobbyist deputy likely to replace him at Interior — but environmentalists say he’s ‘even worse’
(Raw Story, 12/15/2018)

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-dotTrump Administration’s Alaska Oil and Gas Lease Sale a ‘Major Flop’
(EcoWatch, 12/13/2018)

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

orange-dotJudge rules against enviros in NPR-A leasing lawsuits
(E&E Greenwire, 12/7/2018)

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

yellow-dotIn the Blink of an Eye, a Hunt for Oil Threatens Pristine Alaska
(The New York Times, 12/3/2018)

yellow-dotArctic Drilling Is “Ecocide on an Incredible Diversity of Wildlife”
(Truthout, 11/29/2018)

yellow-dotGroups Gear Up to Fight Oil and Gas Development in Arctic Refuge
(Eos, 11/28/2018)

yellow-dotUsing Trump Tax Cut for Good: Patagonia Donates $10 Million to the Planet
(EcoWatch, 11/28/2018)

orange-dotTeshekpuk drilling in focus ahead of NPR-A plan revisions
(Arctic Sounder, 11/23/2018)

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

yellow-dotDemocrats to mark Trump’s tax bill’s anniversary with effort to repeal Arctic oil drilling
(Washington Examiner, 11/19/2018)

yellow-dotAlaska Natives lobby D.C. on Arctic Refuge development
(E&E Energywire, 11/19/2018)

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-dotDebbie Miller’s latest book takes readers to Prince William Sound
(KCAW, 10/19/2018)

green-dotPush for roads in Tongass about more than timber — officials
(Greenwire $, 10/4/2018)

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

green-dotAlaska roadless rule opens for public comment
(Juneau Empire, 8/30/2018)

green-dotTrump admin moves to ease Tongass restrictions
(Greenwire $, 8/30/2018)

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)

yellow-dotDon’t rush into harming the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(The Washington Post, 8/27/2018)

white-dotIn defense of King Cove deal, federal attorneys argue swap legal under ANILCA
(Alaska Journal of Commerce, 8/24/2018)

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

yellow-dotA sped-up timeline could make drilling in Alaska’s Arctic Refuge a reality — or prove to be its Achilles’ heel
(Arctic Today, 8/6/2018)

yellow-dotArctic Refuge may see seismic surveys ahead of lease sale
(Arctic Sounder, 8/5/2018)

yellow-dotFighting for a Way of Life in the Arctic
(The Progressive, 8/4/2018)

yellow-dotHow Oil Exploration Cut a Grid of Scars Into Alaska’s Wilderness
(The New York Times, 8/3/2018)

green-dotEndless, roadless: Forest Service tries again to settle Tongass development issues
(Juneau Empire, 8/2/2018)

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-dotInterior Department expedites Arctic Refuge review
(Arctic Sounder, 7/27/2018)

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-dotGrassroots Fighters for the Arctic Refuge Take the Case to DC
(EcoWatch, 7/18/2018)

white-dotKing Cove road opponents file motions for summary judgment
(Alaska Journal of Commerce, 7/16/2018)

yellow-dotAs government plans Arctic Refuge drilling, activists vow to continue protests
(ABC News, 6/24/2018)

yellow-dotDOI official expects Arctic Refuge leasing draft EIS by fourth quarter
(Oil & Gas Journal, 6/24/2018)

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
(Alaska Native News, 6/15/2018)

 

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