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FOUR DECISIONS IN THREE WEEKS: HOW TRUMP IS TRANSFORMING ALASKA

From: Alaska Public Media

“Finally, at the end of 2017, Congress allowed an excise tax collected on American oil to expire, which goes into a government trust used for oil spill cleanup…

FEDERAL SUPPORT FOR OIL SPILL FUND WILL END IN 2018

From: Juneau Empire

“On Monday, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said by email that a 9-cent per-barrel excise tax on all American crude oil will expire at the end…

CIVIL SERVANTS COMPLAIN TRUMP IS SIDELINING WORKERS WITH EXPERTISE ON CLIMATE CHANGE, ENVIRONMENT

From: Los Angeles Times

““The work of the EPA science arm has now been disconnected from the agency’s decision-making,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the advocacy group Public…

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION NOMINEE WANTS TO OPEN PRISTINE ALASKAN REFUGE TO DRILLING

From: Think Progress

“During his time as an aide at the agency during the George W. Bush administration, current Deputy Secretary David Bernhardt “substantially rewrote official biological…

STATE OF ALASKA RENEWS EFFORT TO SEARCH FOR OIL IN THE ARCTIC REFUGE

From: The Wilderness Society

“Joining the Trump administration’s assault on federal lands across America, the state of Alaska is preparing to renew efforts to explore for oil on the…


News Releases

SUIT TO OBTAIN ARCTIC OFFSHORE DRILLING SAFETY DATA

Key Oil Spill Prevention and Response Documents Still Not Released to Public

WAR GAMES OPEN FIRE IN GULF OF ALASKA

Eco-Effects of Sonar Arrays and Gunnery Unclear Even in Scaled Back Exercises

HUNTING COMPOUNDS RECORD LOW DENALI WOLF SURVIVAL

110,000+ Sign Petition as NPS Backtracks on Factors behind Ultra-Low Wolf Density

NOAA SHIES AWAY FROM ALEUTIANS MARINE SANCTUARY

National Monument Designation May be Only Route for Protecting Alaskan Waters

ALEUTIANS SHOULD BE ALASKA'S FIRST NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

Nomination Calls for First Permanent Federal Eco-Protections in Alaska Waters