Posts Tagged "oil and gas"

Mixing Oil with Water

Trustees for Alaska has worked for decades with a coalition of tribes and other organizations to protect the clean water, fish, and wildlife resources of Cook Inlet.

Victory in the Arctic

On May 27th, a federal judge in Alaska found that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the law when it approved…

Court Requires the Corps to Revisit Its Analysis of CD-5

Press Release: A Federal judge ruled in favor Alaska Natives from Nuiqsut, finding the Army Corps in violation for an oil and gas permit for CD-5.

Protecting the People and Places in the Colville River Delta

Nuiqsut is located on the Colville River Delta, the largest delta on the Arctic Coastal Plain. The Delta is a biological hot…

EPA Challenged for Allowing Toxic Discharges in Cook Inlet

Trustees or Alaska, representing coastal Native villages, commercial fishermen, and Cook Inletkeeper, charged in court in December that the Environmental Protection Agency…

Doing it Wrong, Alaska-Style

On May 3 2002, the Alaska Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the State of Alaska’s approval of Forest Oil Company’s exploratory drilling…

Beluga Whales Win Another Stay of Oil and Gas Leasing in Cook Inlet

Cook Inlet beluga whales have rapidly declined over the last 10 years. Scientist estimate that the population has dropped from over 1,000…

Settlement Negotiated on Cook Inlet Dredging

In August 1999, Trustees for Alaska successfully negotiated an agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers to protect Cook Inlet beluga…

70 Tracts of Cook Inlet Areawide Not For Sale

On April 23, 1999 Trustees for Alaska, successfully argued in State Superior Court for the temporary stay of the sale of 70…

State Plans To Offer Entire Cook Inlet Basin For Oil And Gas Leasing

The State of Alaska is planning to auction off the subsurface rights to oil and gas activities on 4.2 million acres of…

123