Posts Tagged "oil and gas"

Nuiqsuit Subsistence Users Speak Out against Court Decision

REVISED from 5/26 For Immediate Release: May 27, 2015 Contact: Brian Litmans, Senior Staff Attorney, Trustees for Alaska, (907) 433-2007 Nuiqsuit Subsistence…

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Court Rules Against Nuiqsut Subsistence Users Approved Permit For Conoco Phillips Alaska

U.S. District Court ruled against Nuiqsut subsistence users when it approved a permit issued by the U.S. Army Corps pf Engineers for a Conoco Phillips’ oil and gas project near the community of Nuiqsut.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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