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-dotInterior hands down strict Arctic-specific offshore drilling rules
(Washington Examiner, 7/7/2016)

blue-dotObama administration takes first step in Arctic Ocean regulations
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director, Alaska Wilderness League (7/7/2016)

blue-dotObama weighs big Arctic decision
(The Hill, 7/3/2016)

blue-dotForecast Cloudy for Arctic Offshore Oil Drilling
(Bloomberg, 6/30/2016)

green-dotU.S. Forest Service enters home stretch for amending Tongass National Forest management plan
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (6/30/2016)

green-dotConservation groups strongly opposed to forest provisions in wildfire legislation
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (6/23/2016)

blue-dotTime to Take the Arctic off the Table to Drilling
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director (6/16/2016)

blue-dotFrontline Communities to Obama: No New Offshore Drilling
Group Statement (6/16/2016)

green-dotHouse Committee passes bill to privatize areas in the Tongass; delay transition away from old-growth
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (6/15/2016)

blue-dotAs a Member of the Inupiaq People of Alaska, My Biggest Concern Is Offshore Drilling
(AlterNet, 6/13/2016)

blue-dotPresident Obama should take the Arctic off the table
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director, Alaska Wilderness League (5/19/2016)

white-dotObama, Nordic leaders agree to new Arctic protections
(The Hill, 5/13/2016)

white-dotObama announces U.S., Nordic Arctic protections
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director, Alaska Wilderness League (5/13/2016)

orange-dotInternational Migratory Bird Day: Celebrate Some of Our Most Iconic Wildlife
(EcoWatch, 5/13/2016)

blue-dotBig Oil abandons $2.5 billion Arctic drilling rights
(Bloomberg, 5/10/2016)

blue-dotBig Oil abandons Arctic leases
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director, Alaska Wilderness League (5/10/2016)

blue-dotJoin Me on May 15
(Huffington Post, 4/29/2016)

yellow-dotArctic Advocates Come to Washington
(Huffington Post, 4/25/2016)

blue-dotIt’s Time to Take Arctic Drilling Off the Table
(Huffington Post, 4/4/2016)

blue-dotEditorial: Off-shore oil drilling in the Arctic is still far too risky
(Los Angeles Times, 3/26/2016)

blue-dotAvoiding another Exxon Valdez
(The Hill, 3/24/2016)

blue-dotInterior Department issues draft air regulations
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director, Alaska Wilderness League (3/17/2016)

blue-dotAlaska included in future offshore lease sale schedule
(Associated Press, 3/15/2016)

blue-dotObama administration reverses course on Atlantic oil drilling
(Reuters, 3/15/2016)

blue-dotObama’s plan leaves door open to Arctic drilling
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director, Alaska Wilderness League (3/15/2016)

white-dotObama, Trudeau announce plans to fight Arctic oil and gas pollution
(Alaska Dispatch, 3/10/2016)

white-dotPresident Obama, Prime Minister Trudeau outline Arctic protections
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director, Alaska Wilderness League (3/10/2016)

yellow-dotHistoric Vote on Arctic Refuge
Group Statement (2/26/2016)

yellow-dotTime to take oil drilling in the Arctic Refuge off the table
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director, Alaska Wilderness League (1/25/2016)

yellow-dotCindy Shogan: I Heart The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; Here’s Why You Should Too
(Patagonia “Cleanest Line” Blog, 12/10/2015)

 

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