Posts Tagged "rivers"

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…


Ninth Circuit Hears Sturgeon v. Frost Hovercraft Case Again

In October 2016, the Ninth Circuit heard argument in a case challenging the National Park Service’s authority to protect Alaska’s national parks by regulating activities on navigable waters within parks.


US Supreme Court Decides Not to Decide in Sturgeon Hovercraft Case

The Supreme Court vacated the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Sturgeon v. Frost but declined to rule on any of the other legal arguments made by the parties. The case now goes back to the Ninth Circuit.


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.


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…


US Supreme Court to Hear Yukon-Charley Case

The US Supreme Court agrees to review Yukon-Charley case upholding National Park Service authority to regulate rivers. Case involves illegal use of a hovercraft in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve.

Protecting Salmon Streams from Chuitna Coal Mine

At the headwaters of a tributary to the Chuitna River, called Middle Creek, is one of the most significant salmon and climate…


The Road to Ambler: An Endangered Wild

Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve, the United States’ premier wilderness park, stretches across the Arctic Divide and the Brooks…


Wilde and Sturgeon: Appeals Court Decides in Favor of the National Park Service

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the authority of the National Park Service to protect resources within its boundaries in two…


National Parks Group Applauds Federal District Court Ruling for Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

A victory for ANILCA and Alaska. Just one day after ANILCA’s anniversary, Trustees for Alaska’s client, the National Parks Conservation Association helped…