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 Gwen Dobbs or Corey Himrod at 202-544-5205.

Do you have a recent piece in your local paper? Tell us about it.

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blue-dotGreens decry Obama’s Shell game
(Alaska Dispatch News, 8/17/2015)

blue-dotObama clears way for Shell to bore into oil-bearing zones
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director (8/17/2015)

blue-dotCongress attempts to give away America’s Arctic Ocean
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director (7/30/2015)

blue-dotShell No! The fight has just begun
(Huffington Post, 7/28/2015)

blue-dotObama gives Shell the go-ahead for Arctic drilling
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director (7/22/2015)

blue-dotU.S. Arctic drilling permits for Shell stop shy of oil zone
(Bloomberg, 7/22/2015)

blue-dotObama administration OKs Arctic drilling, but imposes big constraints on Shell
(FuelFix, 7/22/2015)

yellow-dotCourt victory for wilderness in the Arctic Refuge
Group statement (7/21/2015)

yellow-dotFederal judge rejects Parnell-era push to open Arctic Refuge
(Alaska Dispatch News, 7/21/2015)

blue-dotConservation Groups Host National ‘Shell No’ Day of Action
Group statement (7/20/2015)

blue-dotSenator Merkley introduces legislation to end Arctic Ocean development
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director (7/16/2015)

yellow-dotRep. Don Young strips funds to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director (7/7/2015)

yellow-dotYoung amendment blocks Arctic Refuge Wilderness plan
(APRN, 7/7/2015)

yellow-dotYoung amendment blocks Arctic Refuge Wilderness plan
(APRN, 7/7/2015)

blue-dotEnvironmentalists: Feds should shelve Shell’s Arctic plans because of walrus rules
(FuelFix, 7/7/2015)

blue-dotShell purposefully attempts to ignore Arctic drilling rules
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director (6/30/2015)

blue-dotShell clears key Arctic drilling hurdle, but must keep its rigs 15 miles apart
(Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 6/30/2015)

blue-dotRep. Huffman to Sec. Jewell: Don’t approve Shell’s plans, Arctic leasing
Statement (6/23/2015)

blue-dotConservation groups launch “Highway to Shell” Campaign to Highlight Shell Oil’s Risky and Reckless Arctic Drilling Plan
Group statement (6/22/2015)

blue-dotShell gets U.S. permit to disturb marine life off Alaska’s coast
(Bloomberg, 6/15/2015)

blue-dotShell receives authorization to harass thousands of marine mammals
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director (6/15/2015)

blue-dotAppeals court upholds Shell’s Arctic oil spill plans
(Alaska Dispatch News, 6/11/2015)

blue-dotAlaska Wilderness League Supports Senators’ Call to Halt Drilling in the Arctic
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director (5/22/2015)

blue-dotCindy Shogan: Arctic drilling for ‘extreme oil’ is risky – and letting Shell do the work is reckless
(The Guardian, 5/13/2015)

orange-dotInternational Migratory Bird Day a reminder of the importance of our public lands
(The Hill, 5/12/2015)

blue-dotShell to resume Arctic drilling off Alaska as green groups warn of disaster
(The Guardian, 5/11/2015)

blue-dotShell wins approval to seek oil of Alaska’s Arctic coast
(Bloomberg, 5/11/2015)

blue-dotFeds greenlight Arctic drilling
(The Hill, 5/11/2015)

blue-dotObama administration approves Shell’s risky and dirty Arctic drilling plans
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director (5/11/2015)

blue-dotBP Oil Disaster 5 Years Later, Lessons Unheeded: Push for New Offshore Drilling Ignores Risks
Group statement (4/16/2015)

 

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