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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

EXXON VALDEZ DAMAGES SUIT DRAGS INTO 2015 AND PERHAPS BEYOND

Judge Frustrated That Long Overdue Restoration Plan Still Not Near Completion

MOVE TO END FEDERAL FUNDING OF ALASKA PREDATOR CONTROL

State Should Repay Noncompliant Grants and Be Barred from Future Grants

ON EXXON VALDEZ 25TH ANNIVERSARY MUCH REMAINS UNRESOLVED

Alaska Legislature Takes Up Measure Urging Action on Long-Stalled Damages Claim

TSUNAMI WARNING RELIABILITY AT RISK IN STEALTH REORGANIZATION

Downgrade of Pacific Center Bypasses Experts and Endangers Those It Protects

VINDICATED ARCTIC SCIENTIST RETIRES WITH CASH SETTLEMENT

$100,000 Payment and Belated Secretary’s Award Resolves Whistleblower Complaint