Clean Air and Water

Court ruling puts fish habitat measure on statewide ballot

An Alaska Supreme Court decision this month will allow Alaskans to vote on how they want salmon habitat protected during development projects.…

Court says, “Fish on!”

Court ruling keeps fish habitat initiative on ballot Today the Alaska Supreme Court upheld the constitutional right of Alaska citizens to raise…

Interns on the issues: Should salmon have water rights?

In May, our summer interns, Maggie and Jenna, jumped into legal research and writing. Summers do fly. Next week Maggie Massey will finish…

Army Corps railroads public process

Last month, Trustees submitted comments on the proposed Pebble mine on behalf of our client Nunamta Aulukestai. We pointed out to the…

Sharing the wild with bears

Our legal director Valerie Brown just spent some time sharing the wild with bears. Here she talks about how the proposed Pebble…

How many strikes before Pebble’s out?

Another company backs out of the Pebble mine Yet another company backed out of the proposed Pebble mine project on May 25.…

Alaska Brief Newsletter–May 2018

Here in Alaska, the month of May often lingers longer than our patience. With winter and taxes behind us, and hiking, biking…

Court tells state to act on water rights

An Alaska Superior Court Judge ruled last week that the State of Alaska’s delay in making decisions on water use applications that…

Will Alaska Supreme Court let Alaskans vote on how the state protects fish?

Trustees for Alaska went to the Alaska Supreme Court today to argue that the Alaska Constitution guarantees Alaskans the right to use…

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Alaskans want Bristol Bay protected

Why hurry through a public comment period for a controversial mega-mining proposal that could destroy Bristol Bay salmon runs and communities? There’s…

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