Climate Change

Protecting Salmon Streams from Chuitna Coal Mine

At the headwaters of a tributary to the Chuitna River, called Middle Creek, is one of the most significant salmon and climate…

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Chuitna: More Than Salmon on the Line

The Alaskans First Campaign, in partnership with Patagonia and Balance Media, very proudly announced the tour dates for their new film, Chuitna: More Than…

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…

Compliance Order Allows Business-As-Usual at the Seward Coal Loading Facility

In response to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision finding the Seward Coal Loading Facility in violation of the Clean Water Act,…

Seward Coal Loading Facility Violates Clean Water Act

UPDATE, October 31, 2014: Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Aurora Energy Services’ and the Alaska Railroad’s petition for rehearing. Not…

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Seward Alaska Dirty Coal Case Argued Before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

This week, five years into the case, Trustees for Alaska attorney Brian Litmans stood before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for…

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Loser Pays Rule Violates Rights of Citizens

Without going to court, Trustees for Alaska won a major victory last month. Representing several conservation groups, Trustees questioned the legality of…

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A Dirty Business

Mining for coal is a damn dirty business. There are no two-ways about it. Coal is dirty. It’s dirty when it’s dug…

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