Trustees for Alaska’s important cases for 2016 in five programmatic areas of climate change, America’s Arctic, clean air and water, marine ecosystems, and wild lands and wildlife.
Trustees for Alaska achieved many victories for conservation during 2015 including protection of the Arctic Refuge, Pebble permits ruled unconstitutional, predators protected, and many more.
The Road to Ambler is a remnant from Governor Sean Parnell’s ill-conceived “Roads to Resources” program. This proposed 220-mile industrial access road…
Trustees for Alaska works to protect the Special Areas and wildlife resources of the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska in the face of increased energy development and the escalating impacts of climate change.
Climate change is the biggest environmental issue of our time. A recent conference focused on development pressure in the Arctic, but did not address the impacts and how they will be addressed, especially in relation to global climate change.
The U.S. District Court rules that oil and gas exploration is not allowed on the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The court’s decision shuts down the most recent attempt by the State of Alaska to open the Coastal Plain to damaging oil and gas activities.
Press Release: Court victory for wilderness in the Arctic Refuge
In June 2015 several Trustees for Alaska board members and donors traveled to the Aichilik River Valley in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
REVISED from 5/26 For Immediate Release: May 27, 2015 Contact: Brian Litmans, Senior Staff Attorney, Trustees for Alaska, (907) 433-2007 Nuiqsuit Subsistence…
U.S. District Court ruled against Nuiqsut subsistence users when it approved a permit issued by the U.S. Army Corps pf Engineers for a Conoco Phillips’ oil and gas project near the community of Nuiqsut.