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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Latest News

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
(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
(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)

yellow-dotGroups Rally to Oppose Oil and Gas Drilling in the Arctic Refuge
Group Statement (6/15/2018)

yellow-dotRefuge drilling debate’s last stop: Washington, D.C.
(EnergyWire $, 6/14/2018)

yellow-dotArctic Refuge seismic is planned
(Petroleum News, 6/10/2018)

yellow-dotFederal agency pegs $4M for Arctic Refuge infrastructure
(Associated Press, 6/7/2018)

yellow-dotFor the Arctic Refuge, a flurry of activity
(New York Times, 6/6/2018)

yellow-dotDemocratic amendments reflect overwhelming public desire to protect America’s Arctic
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (6/6/2018)

yellow-dotFeds Receive First Application to Explore Arctic Refuge for Oil
(Ecowatch, 5/31/2018)

yellow-dotInterior Department worried about application for oil, gas exploration in Arctic Refuge
(Washington Examiner, 5/31/2018)

yellow-dotNative Corporations ask to start looking for oil in Arctic Refuge
(APRN, 5/31/2018)

yellow-dotFirms apply to hunt for oil in Arctic Refuge
(Greenwire $, 5/31/2018)

yellow-dotCompanies Want to Begin Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for Oil by Winter
(Earther, 5/31/2018)

yellow-dotNewly revealed seismic exploration plan threatens every inch of the Arctic Refuge coastal plain
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (5/31/2018)

yellow-dotAdministration Continues Push For Arctic Oil
(WXPR Public Radio, 5/25/2018)

yellow-dotAlaska Wilderness League’s Kristen Miller on the need to protect the Arctic Refuge
(WOCA The Source Radio, 5/24/2018)

yellow-dotDemocratic bill would prevent oil and gas drilling in Arctic Refuge
(Greenwire $, 5/22/2018)

yellow-dotNew legislation would repeal disastrous Arctic Refuge tax bill drilling provision
Group Statement (5/22/2018)

green-dotFarm bill amendment puts millions of acres of Tongass old-growth at risk
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (5/17/2018)

green-dotAlaskans Challenge Old-Growth Timber Sale in Tongass National Forest
Group Statement (5/16/2018)

yellow-dotGwich’in Nation Joined by Institutional Investors in Call to Defend Arctic Refuge from Drilling
Group Statement (5/14/2018)

green-dotOutdoor Explorer: Prince William Sound
(Alaska Public Radio, 4/27/2018)

blue-dotU.S. extends comment period for Beaufort Sea drilling
(United Press International, 4/26/2018)

green-dotReply to Tongass roadless exemption bid imminent — official
(E&E Daily $, 4/25/2018)

white-dotMore than 100 groups call on Congress to oppose weakening national park protections
(The Hill, 4/24/2018)

 

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