Posts Tagged "Beaufort Sea"

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.


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…

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…