Press Releases

Wishbone Hill Coal Mine Permit Challenged

Trustees for Alaska filed a lawsuit this week against the federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) on behalf of…


Seward Coal Loading Facility Violates Clean Water Act

UPDATE, October 31, 2014: Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Aurora Energy Services’ and the Alaska Railroad’s petition for rehearing. Not…


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.

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…

November 5, 2013

2013-11-05-Press-Release re-Beaufort Rehearing Decision FINAL

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.

Trustees petitions Alaska Department of Fish and Game to protect salmon streams

Today, Trustees for Alaska submitted a petition to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to protect our salmon streams from coal…

March 13, 2013 Press Release

Alaskans Seek Common Sense Rules to Protect Salmon Habitat Petition also requests public notice to ensure meaningful participation ANCHORAGE, AK – Fishermen,…

February 27, 2013

The United State District Court for the District of Alaska Jonah Nukapigak, Sam Kunaknana, Edward Nukapigak, Clarence Ahnupkana, Robert Nukapigak, Martha Itta,…