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-dotArctic Refuge lease sale brings in $14.4 million in bids, mostly from Alaska state-owned corporation
(Anchorage Daily News, 1/6/21)

orange-dotUS expands oil-industry access to Alaska National Petroleum Reserve
(NS Energy, 1/5/21)

yellow-dotTrump auctions Arctic refuge to oil drillers in last strike against US wilderness
(The Guardian, 1/5/21)

orange-dotInterior finalizes plan to open 80 percent of Alaska petroleum reserve to drilling
(The Hill, 1/4/21)

orange-dotTrump admin opens protected Arctic land to development
(E&E News, 1/4/21)

orange-dotInupiat entity, conservationists, challenge NPR-A construction project
(The Cordova Times, 12/31/20)

yellow-dotWe Should Act Now To Protect The American Arctic (Podcast Episode: 82)
(Great.com Talks With..., 12/29/20)

orange-dotConservation groups sue to halt winter work at large ConocoPhillips exploration project
(Anchorage Daily News, 12/24/20)

yellow-dotLook forward, Alaska, not back
Andy Moderow op-ed (Anchorage Daily News, 12/23/20)

green-dotLawsuit Aims at Trump’s Repeal of Logging Restriction in Alaska
(Courthouse News Service, 12/23/20)

green-dotLawsuit challenges Trump's lifting of roadless rule in Alaska's Tongass forest
(Reuters, 12/23/20)

green-dotSoutheast Tribes, Conservation Organizations Sue Trump Administration Over Roadless Rule
(KINY Radio Juneau, 12/23/20)

white-dotIt could take years for Biden to restore wildlife protections erased by Trump
(The Washington Post, 12/22/20)

white-dotGroups launch campaign to secure Biden nominees
(E&E, 12/22/20)

green-dotInvestigation blames U.S. Forest Service for giving Alaska grant used for Roadless Rule fight
(Alaska Public Media, 12/21/20)

yellow-dotBLM pushes forward to promote seismic exploration in Arctic coastal plain
(The Cordova Times, 12/19/20)

green-dotUSDA Broke Law With $2 Million Tongass Grant, Watchdog Finds
(Bloomberg, 12/18/20)

yellow-dotAlaska wants to shun banks that don’t fund state oil and gas
(The Associated Press, 12/16/20)

yellow-dotAlaska’s governor wants the state to cut ties with banks who shun Arctic oil drilling
(Arctic Today, 12/15/20)

yellow-dotAmerica's last wilderness is about to go to the highest bidder for oil drilling
Kim Heacox op-ed (The Guardian, 12/15/20)

yellow-dotDunleavy wants state to cut ties with banks that won’t fund Arctic oil projects
(Alaska Public Media, 12/14/20)

yellow-dotTake Arctic Refuge off Trump’s Chopping Block
Debbie Miller op-ed (The Progressive, 12/9/20)

yellow-dotJust days before exit, Trump plans "going out of business" sale with Arctic drilling leases
(Salon, 12/8/20)

yellow-dotU.S. land management bureau plans to hold oil and gas lease sale for Alaska's Arctic Refuge
(CBC News, 12/4/20)

yellow-dotSale of Arctic Refuge Oil and Gas Leases Is Set for Early January
(The New York Times, 12/3/20)

yellow-dotTrump kick-starts oil drilling licence sales in Arctic Refuge
(The Guardian, 12/3/20)

yellow-dotUS plans oil, gas lease sale in Alaska's Arctic Refuge
(The Associated Press, 12/3/20)

yellow-dotTrump administration schedules Arctic Alaska refuge oil and gas lease sale for early January
(Anchorage Daily News, 12/3/20)

yellow-dotNot Waiting for Public Comment, Trump Administration Schedules Lease Sale for Arctic Wildlife Refuge
(InsideClimate News, 12/3/20)

yellow-dotTrump plans to announce lease sale in Arctic Refuge on 60th anniversary
(The Independent, 12/3/20)

yellow-dotJust days before exit, Trump plans ‘going out of business’ sale with Arctic drilling leases
(Raw Story, 12/3/20)

white-dotGood News for Salmon, Bad News for Prospectors
Editorial (The New York Times, 12/1/20)

white-dotPebble Mine Denied Permit in Victory for Tribes, Waterways and Planet
(Ecowatch, 11/27/20)

white-dotPebble Mine dead while the award winning film "The Wild" goes the distance
(PR Web, 11/26/20)

yellow-dotInterview of the Week: Adam Kolton
(Our Daily Planet, 11/25/20)

white-dotArmy Corps denies permit for massive gold mine proposed near Bristol Bay in Alaska
(The Washington Post, 11/25/20)

white-dotTrump administration denies planned mine near Alaska fishery
(The Associated Press, 11/25/20)

white-dotGovernment blocks proposed mine that threatened Alaska salmon fishery
(The Guardian, 11/25/20)

blue-dotFederal agency moves to revise OCS drilling rules
(Alaska Journal of Commerce, 11/24/20)

yellow-dotDrilling the Arctic refuge doesn’t make sense — but Trump wants it to happen anyway
(Popular Science, 11/24/20)

yellow-dotTrump’s Last-Ditch Effort to Drill the Alaskan Wilderness
(Nexus Media, 11/24/20)

yellow-dotBiden opens the door to protecting the Arctic Refuge
Kristen Miller op-ed (The Hill, 11/22/20)

white-dotA destructive legacy: Trump bids for final hack at environmental protections
(The Guardian, 11/21/20)

blue-dotTrump administration pushes for rollback of Arctic offshore drilling regulations
(The Hill, 11/19/20)

blue-dotInterior slashes Arctic oil spill regulations
(E&E News, 11/19/20)

yellow-dotThe frenzied final power moves of the Trump administration could change our planet forever
(The Independent, 11/19/20)

blue-dotU.S. moves to loosen safety rules for Arctic Ocean oil drilling
(Reuters, 11/19/20)

yellow-dotAlaska Wilderness League's Adam Kolton and Author/Commentator Jared Yates Sexton (Podcast Ep: 233)
(Stand Up! with Pete Dominick, 11/18/20)

orange-dotConservation groups sue US to halt oil project in Alaska
(The Associated Press, 11/18/20)

orange-dotEnvironmental groups sue Trump administration to stop ConocoPhillips’ Willow oil project
(Anchorage Daily News, 11/18/20)

yellow-dotTrump offers licences to drill in Alaska's Arctic sanctuary
(BBC Radio Newsday, 11/18/20)

yellow-dotTrump Admin Hurriedly Selling ANWR Oil Leases Before Leaving Office
(Adventure Journal, 11/17/20)

 

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