Press Releases

Ninth Circuit upholds NPS authority over waterways

  The Ninth Circuit Court ruled today to uphold the National Park Service’s authority to manage boating activities on navigable rivers within…

EPA turns back on Bristol Bay

  Salmon returned to Bristol Bay in force this month. Unfortunately, so did the push to put foreign mining interests before Alaska…

Press Release: Wishbone Hill Permit Invalid

The US District Court ruled that the Wishbone Hill 25-year permit for Wishbone Hill is invalid.

Press Release: US Supreme Court Remands Yukon-Charley Case

Press Release: US Supreme Court remands question of the National Park Service’s authority to manage its waterways to the Ninth Circuit.

Press Release: Seward Coal Case Settled

After six years of litigation, the Seward Coal Loading Facility case has settled. The Facility will get a Clean Water Act permit, clean up its operations, and pay for conservation projects in the Seward area through the Kachemak Heritage Land Bank.

Izembek Wilderness Protected!

A Federal judge rules to protect Izembek Wilderness from a proposed road from King Cove to Cold Bay that would have gone through Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.

Press Release: Court Victory for Wilderness in the Arctic Refuge

Press Release: Court victory for wilderness in the Arctic Refuge

U.S. Supreme Court Decision a Victory for Seward’s Resurrection Bay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2015 Contacts: Pamela Miller, (907) 222-7714 (o); (907) 242-9991 (cell) Meg Matthews, meg.matthews@sierraclub.org / 206.291.5942 U.S. Supreme…

Supreme Court Rules that Pebble Mine Exploration Requires Public Notice and Analysis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2015 Contacts: Kim Williams, Executive Director, Nunamta Aulukestai: 907.842.4404 Bella Hammond, Call Trustees for Press Availability Valerie…

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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