Press Releases

Plaintiffs Disappointed in Pebble Mine Trial Decision

In a disappointing decision, Superior Court Judge Eric A. Aarseth ruled that the Alaska Constitution did not require the State to provide…

Groups Concerned about Alaska’s Clean Water Challenge State Policies

  In a effort to protect clean water, eight conservation and tribal organizations filed suit in Alaska Superior Court to challenge the…

Judge Rules Best Interest Finding for Beaufort Sea Leases Unconstitutional

A superior court judge ruled that the public will have the opportunity to participate in DNR’s decisions about whether other uses, such…

Beaufort Sea Leases Unconstitutional

Judge Rules Best Interest Finding for Beaufort Sea Leases Unconstitutional Best Interest Finding Required for All Phases of Beaufort Sea Leases Anchorage,…

The Native Village of Eklutna, Conservation and Health Organizations Seek to Halt Railroad Herbicide Spraying

An emergency petition for review was filled with the Alaska Supreme Court on behalf of Native Village of Eklutna, Alaska Community Action…

Judge Orders Trial in Lawsuit Challenging the Proposed Pebble Mine’s Exploration Permits

State, Pebble Developer Lose Bid to End Suit Without a Trial On Monday, the judge in a landmark constitutional lawsuit challenging exploration…

Discharge Permit for Red Dog Mine Threatens Alaska’s Water, Resources, Jeopardizing Health and Jobs

Native Villages and Conservation Groups File Appeal of State’s Certification Despite legal deficiencies with the State’s certification of a reissued National Pollution…

Dirty Coal Dust Continues to be a Problem for Residents of Seward

Groups file Suit Against Railroad and Aurora Energy Services after Concerns go Ignored. Seward, Alaska: After more than 60 days on notice,…

Exploration permit for Pebble Mine rejection was appealed

Native spokesman: End the rubber-stamping of permits without public notice or input ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska Native organization and two Bristol…

Seward Residents Want to be Free from Dirty Coal Dust

Local conservation groups today put Alaska Railroad Corporation and Aurora Energy Services on notice that the companies need to control the coal…

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