Posts Tagged "America’s Arctic"

2016 Triumphs, Challenges: The Year in Review

Celebrating the successes of 2016: Pebble subpoenas tossed out; Trustees argue for National Park Service regulatory authority over navigable waters; court decision stops Mat-Su coal mining; and more.

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Trustees’ Polar Bear Trip Was an Enlightening Adventure

Trustees supporters, Board and staff traveled to Kaktovik to observe polar bears in the wild.

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See Polar Bears with Trustees for Alaska

Trustees is offering the trip of a lifetime to see polar bears in the wild.

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Mitigation on the Frontier

Alaska is on the forefront of mitigation changes that look at all the impacts of development before projects are proposed.

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State Fails to Get Oil and Gas Leasing Right

Oil and gas projects permitted by the State must comply with the strong protections in Article VIII of the Alaska Constitution. The public has the right to have a say in decisions that impact our public trust resources before those decisions are made. But that’s not happening.

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A Major Road Block for the Ill-Conceived Road to Ambler

Federal agencies reject AIDEA’s application to build a 220-mile road to Ambler to access mining areas as incomplete.

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IMPORTANT CASES IN 2016

Trustees for Alaska’s important cases for 2016 in five programmatic areas of climate change, America’s Arctic, clean air and water, marine ecosystems, and wild lands and wildlife.

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The Ambler Road to Ruin Grinds On

The Road to Ambler is a remnant from Governor Sean Parnell’s ill-conceived “Roads to Resources” program. This proposed 220-mile industrial access road…

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Alaska Supreme Court Reaffirms Constitutional Duty to Consider All Impacts of Oil Development on State Lands

The Alaska Supreme Court stood by its decision that the Alaska Constitution requires consideration of the impacts of oil and gas projects and public input into decisions that impact our lands and waters.

Alaska Supreme Court Says Constitution Requires Consideration of All Impacts of Oil and Gas Projects

Today, in a case brought by Trustees for Alaska, the Alaska Supreme Court ruled that DNR has to look at all of…

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