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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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)

blue-dotFeds offer tiny window for public comment on Shell Arctic drilling
(Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 4/10/2015)

blue-dotFeds launch review of Shell’s Arctic drilling plan
(Fuel Fix, 4/10/2015)

blue-dotShell’s risky and dangerous Arctic plans pass
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director (4/10/2015)

blue-dotIt’s Time to Take Arctic Drilling off the Table
(Huffington Post Green, 4/4/2015)

yellow-dotPresident Obama transmits Arctic Refuge Wilderness recommendation to Congress
Group statement (4/3/2015)

blue-dotSec. Jewell gives thumbs up to oil leases in Arctic waters
(Seattle Post Intelligencer, 3/31/2015)

green-dotInjunction granted in Big Thorne lawsuit
(KRBD, 3/31/2015)

blue-dotDepartment of the Interior Opens Gate for Risky Oil Drilling in the Arctic’s Chukchi Sea
Group statement (3/31/2015)

yellow-dotMurkowski adds federal land disposal measure to budget
(KTOO, 3/30/2015)

blue-dot3 Factors Could Slow Arctic Drilling Despite Shell Go-Ahead
(National Geographic, 3/30/2015)

green-dotConservation groups appeal old growth logging in Big Thorne Sale and Tongass Forest Plan
Group statement (3/27/2015)

green-dotCindy Shogan: Support the true engines of the southeast Alaska economy
(The Hill, 3/25/2015)

blue-dotAs Shell Looks To Drill In Arctic, Environmentalists Rally To Remember Historic Oil Spill
(Climate Progress, 3/24/2015)


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