Posts Tagged "oil and gas"

What do we mean by “clean water”?

You would think the one thing people everywhere would get behind and support would be clean water. We all need it. We…

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30 years ago, a killing oil

Thirty years ago, the “highly unlikely” happened in Prince William Sound. A giant oil spill altered Alaska forever. Here, Trustees for Alaska…

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Trump administration targets Arctic Refuge again

The Trump administration has once again targeted the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil, this time skirting the law by pushing for…

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The Western Arctic needs protection

The name makes it sound like a giant oil field—the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska—but the largest unit of public land in the country,…

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What did we learn from the Exxon Valdez?

The Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound on March 24, 1989, spilling over 11 million gallons of…

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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.

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2015 Conservation Victories: The Year in Review

Trustees for Alaska achieved many victories for conservation during 2015 including protection of the Arctic Refuge, Pebble permits ruled unconstitutional, predators protected, and many more.

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Protecting Alaska’s Western Arctic

Trustees for Alaska works to protect the Special Areas and wildlife resources of the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska in the face of increased energy development and the escalating impacts of climate change.

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Arctic Refuge Protected, Again!

The U.S. District Court rules that oil and gas exploration is not allowed on the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The court’s decision shuts down the most recent attempt by the State of Alaska to open the Coastal Plain to damaging oil and gas activities.

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Press Release: Court Victory for Wilderness in the Arctic Refuge

Press Release: Court victory for wilderness in the Arctic Refuge

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