America’s Arctic

The Ambler Road to Ruin Grinds On

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…

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Protecting Alaska’s Western Arctic

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.

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Arctic Shipping Issues Heating Up

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.

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Arctic Refuge Protected, Again!

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.

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Press Release: Court Victory for Wilderness in the Arctic Refuge

Press Release: Court victory for wilderness in the Arctic Refuge

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Arctic Refuge Welcomes Trustees for Alaska

In June 2015 several Trustees for Alaska board members and donors traveled to the Aichilik River Valley in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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Nuiqsuit Subsistence Users Speak Out against Court Decision

REVISED from 5/26 For Immediate Release: May 27, 2015 Contact: Brian Litmans, Senior Staff Attorney, Trustees for Alaska, (907) 433-2007 Nuiqsuit Subsistence…

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Court Rules Against Nuiqsut Subsistence Users Approved Permit For Conoco Phillips Alaska

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.

President Obama Recommends Wilderness for the Arctic Refuge

President Obama announced in late January his plans to recommend Wilderness for 12.28 million acres of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, including the…

Important Cases in 2015

Trustees for Alaska is working on important conservation issues and legal cases in 2015. Even with our limited resources, we have a…

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