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-dotHere are some environmental and energy items that survived the tax conference
(Washington Post, 12/14/2017)

yellow-dotCongress Conferencing controversial bill this afternoon
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (12/13/2017)

orange-dotOil Drillers Give Cold Shoulder To Alaska Bidding Round
(, 12/8/2017)

orange-dotU.S. petroleum reserve lease sale in Alaska draws just 7 bids
(Associated Press, 12/6/2017)

orange-dotSmall bidders snatch up land near ANWR in state oil lease sale
(Anchorage Daily News, 12/6/2017)

orange-dotTrump administration continues Arctic Assault with western Arctic lease sale
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (12/6/2017)

yellow-dotRepublicans are counting on a ton of demand to drill in an Alaskan wildlife refuge. They’re deluding themselves.
(Mother Jones, 12/6/2017)

yellow-dotHouse Voting to Conference Controversial Bill This Afternoon
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (12/4/2017)

yellow-dotGOP on verge of opening Arctic Refuge to drilling
(The Hill, 12/3/2017)

yellow-dotOp-ed: Protect the Arctic Refuge from oil industry allies in Congress
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 12/1/2017)

yellow-dotProcedural knots tie up Arctic Refuge, reform push
(E&E Daily $, 12/1/2017)

yellow-dotSenate votes to destroy Arctic Refuge
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (12/1/2017)

yellow-dotRepublican luminaries to Congress: Exclude highly controversial Arctic Refuge drilling from tax code
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (11/30/2017)

yellow-dotProvisions in tax bill ruled to be in violation of the Byrd Rule
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (11/29/2017)

yellow-dotCongress doubles down on drilling the Arctic Refuge
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (11/28/2017)

yellow-dotAs Senate considers Arctic Refuge, oil companies’ interest in question
(Houston Chronicle, 11/23/2017)

yellow-dotThe dollars and sense of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(Outside Magazine, 11/22/2017)

yellow-dotCongress debates oil drilling in largest US wildlife refuge
(Associated Press, 11/17/2017)

yellow-dotHouse passes tax reform bill with Arctic Refuge provision
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (11/17/2017)

yellow-dotAt Stake in Arctic Refuge Drilling Vote: Money, Wilderness and a Way of Life
(InsideClimate News, 11/16/2017)

blue-dotyellow-dotRep. Grijalva, 16 Dems Introduce Energy Reform Legislation to Increase Taxpayer Benefits, Promote Conservation
Statement (11/16/2017)

yellow-dotSenate passes destructive Arctic Refuge drill bill
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (11/15/2017)

yellow-dotMurkowski bill directs at least 2 major lease sales in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(Washington Post, 11/9/2017)

yellow-dotMurkowski proposes 50-50 federal-state revenue split for drilling lease sales in Arctic wildlife refuge
(Alaska Dispatch News, 11/9/2017)

yellow-dotAlaska Sen. Murkowski Introduces Bill to Drill Arctic Wildlife Refuge
(EcoWatch, 11/9/2017)

yellow-dotLisa Murkowski offers bill aiming to raise $1 billion by opening Arctic wildlife refuge to drilling
(Washington Examiner, 11/9/2017)

yellow-dotAlaska senator proposes drilling in Arctic refuge
(The Hill, 11/8/2017)

yellow-dotSenate drill bill will destroy the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (11/8/2017)

blue-dotorange-dotCongress uses SECURE Act to giftwrap American’s public lands and waters for oil and gas industry
Statement by Leah Donahey, Senior Campaign Director (11/8/2017)

blue-dotorange-dotSECURE Act is a Public Lands and Waters Giveaway to Dirty Industry
Group Statement (11/8/2017)

yellow-dotDrill, baby, drill: GOP aims to sell wilderness drilling rights — dirt cheap
(Salon, 11/3/2017)

yellow-dotLawmakers are again fighting over drilling in the fragile Arctic Wildlife Refuge
(Huffington Post, 11/2/2017)

yellow-dotAlaskan senator takes next step to opening wildlife refuge for drilling
(ThinkProgress, 11/2/2017)

yellow-dotSenate continues to play politics with the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (11/2/2017)

yellow-dotThe Energy 202: Oil Check
(Washington Post, 11/1/2017)

yellow-dotCan Congress squeeze $1b from Arctic Refuge?
(APRN, 11/1/2017)

blue-dotArctic explorer speaking at St. Louis Zoo about climate change
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 11/1/2017)

yellow-dotREPORT: Oil Production in the Arctic Refuge – Impacts to Deficit and National Energy Security
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (11/1/2017)

yellow-dotLow oil prices dim GOP bid for budget bonanza in Arctic drilling
(Bloomberg, 10/31/2017)

green-dotTongass plan defined as ‘rule’ – Decision gives Congress say in TLMP 2016 amendment
(Ketchikan Daily News, 10/28/2017)


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