America’s Arctic

The road to a budget black hole

What does Alaska’s budget chaos have to do with a proposed private industrial gravel road?  Well, it spotlights a political agenda that…

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Lawsuit calls out agencies violating FOIA

Today Trustees for Alaska and Bahr Law Offices filed a lawsuit calling out federal agencies for violating the Freedom of Information Act…

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Alaska Brief–July

Complicity takes many shapes. It can show up as apathy, distraction, and ignorance. It can wear the disguise of “business as usual.”…

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U.S. House to vote on Arctic Refuge protections

An Arctic Refuge protections bill will go to the House floor in a historic vote in September 2019

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Alaska Brief–June 2019

It’s hard to speak up when you don’t feel heard, and harder still when you feel threatened. Dominant power structures have used…

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Historic vote to protect the Arctic Refuge

A historic vote moved the bipartisan House Bill 1146, the Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act, out of the House Natural…

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In Defense of the Arctic Refuge

In December the Trump administration released a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for oil and gas leasing on the Coastal Plain of…

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Stand for the Arctic Refuge

In December, the Trump administration released a rushed draft environmental impact statement aimed at pushing oil and gas drilling in the coastal…

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Act now to protect the Arctic Refuge

Last month the Trump administration dropped a hasty draft environmental impact statement aimed at steamrolling oil and gas drilling in the coastal…

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Save the Western Arctic

The Interior Department couldn’t protect national parks from vandals during the government shutdown, but it managed to fund meetings for its Arctic…

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