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.

Do you have a recent piece in your local paper? Tell us about it.

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green-dotU.S. Forest Service Pushes to Gut Protections for America’s Climate Forest
Group Statement (9/24/20)

white-dotThirteen groups sue Interior, NPS for paving way for destructive hunting practices
Group Statement (8/26/20)

orange-dotGroups sue Trump agency for illegal plan to expand leasing, drilling in the NPRA
Group Statement (8/25/20)

yellow-dotNew Poll Shows Sweeping Disapproval of Trump’s Arctic Refuge Sell-off
Alaska Wilderness League Release (8/25/20)

white-dotPebble delay a positive step, but EPA needs to act to protect Bristol Bay
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (8/24/20)

yellow-dotGwich’in and allied groups sue Trump agencies for illegal lease program in Arctic Refuge
Group Statement (8/24/20)

yellow-dotWith Arctic Refuge Leasing Plan, Trump Advances his own Teapot Dome Amid a National Health Crisis
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (8/17/20)

orange-dotFast-tracked western Arctic oil project continues Trump’s war on Alaska
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (8/14/20)

white-dotLetter: Pendley should be rejected by Senate for leading Interior position
Group Statement (8/3/20)

yellow-dotRep. Jared Huffman Introduces Polar Bear Cub Survival Act
Group Statement (7/30/20)

white-dotHouse Appropriations bill provides protections for Alaska public lands
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (7/24/20)

white-dotGroups call out Army Corps for negligent review of Pebble’s faulty mine proposal
Group Statement (7/24/20)

white-dotTrump NEPA rollback sidelines communities in favor of corporate interests
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (7/15/20)

white-dotHouse Advances Appropriations Bill Protecting Alaska Public Lands and Waters
Statement by Leah Donahey, Legislative Director (7/10/20)

white-dotSolving the Climate Crisis: A Congressional Roadmap for Ambitious Climate Action
U.S. House Committee on the Climate Crisis; League support statement here (6/30/20)

yellow-dotNew polling shows dramatically low levels of support for drilling in the Arctic Refuge
(Alaska Wilderness League Release, 6/29/20)

orange-dotTrump administration continues push to hand Western Arctic over to oil and gas industry
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (6/26/20)

white-dotCourt shuts down Interior’s second illegal land deal with King Cove Corp
Group Statement (6/2/20)

white-dotAlaska Wilderness League Statement on the Killing of George Floyd
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (6/2/20)

yellow-dotReprehensible: Energy Secretary Comments Compare Banking Decisions to Racial Redlining
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (5/19/20)

orange-dotGroups Condemn BLM’s Decision to Hold Virtual Meetings During Pandemic
Group Statement (4/27/20)

yellow-dotCitigroup joins JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo and Other Major Banks in Shunning Arctic Drilling
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (4/20/20)

orange-dotBLM Pushes Forward on Western Arctic Development Plan Despite Coronavirus Pandemic
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (3/23/20)

green-dotFederal Court Rules Against Massive Old-Growth Rainforest Logging Plan in Alaska
Group Statement (3/12/20)

yellow-dotAppropriations Deal Fails to Hold Trump Administration Accountable for Arctic Leasing Lies
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (12/16/19)

green-dot400,000-plus Blast Trump Administration Plan for Clearcutting in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest
Group Statement (12/16/19)

orange-dotNPR-A Lease Sale Exposes the Insanity of Rushing Sales in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (12/11/19)

orange-dotInterior Department, Bureau of Land Management announce plan to gut protections in Western Arctic
Alaska Wilderness League Statement (11/21/19)

orange-dotBLM moves to gut protected areas in NPRA and Western Arctic
Group Statement (11/21/19)

yellow-dotRep. Huffman, Sen. Markey push for Accountability, Protecting the Arctic and American Taxpayers
Alaska Wilderness League Statement (11/1/19)

green-dotTrump Administration Paves Way for Old-growth Clearcutting in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest
Group Statement (10/15/2019)

white-dotNew Coalition to Protect Public Lands from Trump Administration’s Industry Giveaways
Group Statement (10/2/2019)

yellow-dotTrump administration releases rushed environmental review for Arctic Refuge drilling
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (9/12/19)

yellow-dotU.S. House Passes Legislation to Protect Arctic Refuge in Historic Vote
Group Statement (9/12/19)

yellow-dotTrump Admin. Undermines Environmental Review for Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Group Statement (9/12/2019)

yellow-dotSenate Leaders Introduce Arctic Refuge Protection Bill
Group Statement (9/11/2019)

white-dotLawsuit challenges Trump administration’s new land swap deal to bulldoze a road in Izembek National Wildlife Refuge
Group Statement (8/7/2019)

yellow-dotLawsuit calls out Interior Department for violating Freedom of Information Act
Group Statement (7/31/2019)

yellow-dotConservation, Alaska and Indigenous Organizations Applaud Arctic Refuge Provision in Interior Spending Bill
Group Statement (6/21/2019)

yellow-dotgreen-dotInterior Spending Bill Votes Highlight Support for Taxpayers and Alaska Public Lands
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (6/20/2019)

blue-dotBipartisan Bills Would Protect America's Coasts, Oceans and Marine Life From Offshore Drilling Expansion
Group Statement (6/19/2019)

yellow-dotConservation Organizations Support Interior Appropriations Arctic Refuge Provision
Group Statement (5/22/2019)

yellow-dotOutdoor Adventurers and Athletes Travel to D.C. to Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Group Statement (5/17/2019)

green-dotLawsuit challenges massive timber sale in Alaska national forest
Group Statement (5/7/2019)

green-dotAlaska Wilderness League Applauds Introduction of Roadless Area Conservation Act
Statement by Andy Moderow, Alaska Director (5/2/2019)

green-dotLegislation is Critically Needed to Protect Threatened Roadless Areas in Alaska and Utah
Group Statement (5/2/2019)

yellow-dotCongress Seizes New Opportunity to Restore Arctic Refuge Protections
Group Statement (5/1/2019)

blue-dotA Win for the Arctic as Interior Department Puts New Offshore Drilling Plan on Hold
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (4/25/2019)

white-dotAlaska Wilderness League Statement on Confirmation of David Bernhardt to Interior Secretary
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (4/11/2019)

blue-dotFederal Court Once Again Reins in Trump Assault on Alaska’s Federal Lands and Waters
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (3/30/2019)

 

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