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-dotNuiqsut resident leads ANWR campaign for educators
(Arctic Sounder, 3/22/2019)

yellow-dotScientists inside and out of the federal government raise concerns about Arctic Refuge drilling
(Arctic Today, 3/21/2019)

orange-dotEnvironmental groups sue Bureau of Land Management over Alaska reserve lease
(Legal NewsLine, 3/20/2019)

blue-dotTrump’s push for offshore oil drilling
(Nation of Change, 3/13/2019)

yellow-dotSuppressed Documents Raise New Questions About Arctic Refuge Development, David Bernhardt
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (3/13/2019)

yellow-dotPublic Overwhelmingly Opposes Drilling in Arctic Refuge
Group Statement, (3/13/2019)

yellow-dotInterior Department Accused of Hiding Key Info on Impacts of Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(Earther, 3/13/2019)

yellow-dotMore than 400 Teachers and Scholars Submit Letter to BLM Calling for Arctic Refuge Protections
Group Statement, (3/12/2019)

yellow-dotOn day 56, the Alaska Legislature passes first resolution of session
(Juneau Empire, 3/11/2019)

orange-dotNuiqsut tribe sues BLM over drilling
(Arctic Sounder, 3/7/2019)

orange-dotNative Village, Conservation Groups Challenge Winter Oil, Gas Drilling in Western Arctic
Group Statement (3/1/2019)

orange-dotNorth Slope village tribal government sues over ConocoPhillips’ drilling plans
(KTOO/Alaska Public Radio Network, 2/28/2019)

white-dotTop BLM Alaska post goes to Republican congressional aide
(E&E Greenwire, 2/27/2019)

white-dotNative Vietnam vets get another chance to claim 160 acres
(Alaska Public Media, 2/26/2019)

yellow-dotArctic Refuge Seismic Exploration Officially on Hold for 2018-2019
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (2/25/2019)

yellow-dotAlaska Insight: The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(Alaska Public Media, 2/15/2019)

yellow-dotBernhardt receives mixed support from the Last Frontier as he awaits Senate confirmation
(KTUU/Gray TV, 2/14/2019)

white-dotThe big Alaskan land giveaway tucked into a sweeping conservation bill
(The Washington Post, 2/13/2019)

yellow-dotBipartisan Bill Seeks to Ban Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(EcoWatch, 2/12/2019)

yellow-dotThe Future of the Arctic Refuge
(Alaska Public Media, 2/11/2019)

yellow-dotLawmakers introduce bill to ban drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge
(The Hill, 2/11/2019)

yellow-dotNew Bipartisan Legislation Will Restore Protections to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Group Statement, (2/11/2019)

yellow-dotSeismic Exploration on Hold for Arctic Refuge; Polar Bears Breathe a Sigh of Relief
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (2/8/2019)

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-dotOutdoor retailers expand political fight with climate push
(Associated Press, 1/31/2019)

yellow-dotThree Ways Your Brand can Prevent Oil and Gas Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(Conservation Alliance, 1/25/2019)

orange-dotDespite Shutdown, Trump Administration Continues Push to Open Western Arctic
(EcoWatch, 1/25/2019)

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 prevent offshore drilling on West Coast and in Arctic
(Marin Independent Journal, 1/12/2019)

blue-dotRep. Huffman Reintroduces Legislation to Ban Offshore Oil Drilling Along the West Coast and the Arctic
(Lost Coast Outpost, 1/8/2019)

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

yellow-dotMurkowski’s broken promises grow as Arctic Refuge oil development barrels forward
(The Hill, 12/31/2018)

yellow-dotBLM seeks comments on leasing alternatives
(The Arctic Sounder, 12/30/2018)

yellow-dotInterior Dept. Moves Toward Selling Oil Leases in Arctic Refuge
(The New York Times, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotTrump administration moves closer to oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(Los Angeles Times, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotTrump administration takes another step toward oil drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(The Washington Post, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotAdministration moves closer to opening Arctic Refuge for oil
(Associated Press, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotTrump Is One Step Closer to Opening America's Largest Wildlife Refuge to Oil and Gas
(Earther, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotTrump administration moves closer to opening Alaskan Arctic to drilling
(The Guardian, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotFeds take step to open Arctic Refuge to drilling, release environmental report for public review
(Anchorage Daily News, 12/20/2018)

yellow-dotBLM releases draft impact statement on Arctic Refuge lease sales
(Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, 12/20/2018)

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)

 

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