America’s Arctic

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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2014: The Year in Review

Looking back over the last twelve months, Trustees for Alaska and everyone who loves Alaska have a lot to celebrate. Trustees had…

40 Years of Defending Alaska – 1974-2014

1974-1984: The First Decade Beirne Homestead Initiative Trustees for Alaska challenged the constitutionality of the Beirne Homestead Initiative, which would have given…

The Road to Ambler: An Endangered Wild

Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve, the United States’ premier wilderness park, stretches across the Arctic Divide and the Brooks…

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Trustees Works to Protect the Coastal Plain of the Arctic Refuge

Trustees for Alaska is going to court once again to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and its Coastal Plain. This time,…

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Victory in the Arctic

On May 27th, a federal judge in Alaska found that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the law when it approved…

Court Requires the Corps to Revisit Its Analysis of CD-5

Press Release: A Federal judge ruled in favor Alaska Natives from Nuiqsut, finding the Army Corps in violation for an oil and gas permit for CD-5.

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