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Senator Murkowski’s legislative maneuver puts landmark Roadless Rule at risk

Michael Reinemer

The 2018 Senate Interior Appropriations bill would eliminate protection for roadless areas in Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest (our nation’s largest national forest) and the spectacular Chugach National Forest near Anchorage.

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Media memo: Key background about the legislative attack on the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Rule

Michael Reinemer

TO:            Editorial Writers, Reporters and Columnists                           

FROM:    The Wilderness Society  

$500K Ads launch to save Arctic Wildlife Refuge

Tim Woody

Arctic drilling acreage reveals the oil sector overreach

Tim Woody

Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s bill to authorize oil drilling in the Arctic Refuge has advanced out of committee and is poised to be attached to the Republican tax package. It will then go before the full Senate for a filibuster-proof vote requiring only a simple 51-vote majority to pass.

Why Honeycutt is such an alarming choice for EPA’s science advisory panel

Beyond his inexperience, Honeycutt's faulty logic could have a direct effect on science at the EPA.

     

Outdoor companies and non-profits petition feds to ban public land sell-offs

A range of companies and organizations including The Wilderness Society, American Alpine Club and First Lite Clothing have submitted a legal petition via the Administrative Procedures Act that would direct Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to develop rules prohibiting the sale or transfer of public lands.

Outdoor Interests Ask Secretary Zinke to ‘Walk the Talk’ on Public Lands

Kate Mackay

Today a national coalition of sportsmen, recreation, business and conservation groups calls on the Department of the Interior and Secretary Ryan Zinke to make good on its promise to the American public that it is against the widespread sale or transfer of 445 million acres of public lands under

4 smart investments helped these communities weather extreme storms

Some of these concrete and often-easy projects pay for themselves in just a few years.

     

Senators vote for Arctic Refuge drilling based on inflated numbers

Tim Woody

The U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today approved a bill that would allow oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Media advisory for Nov 16: Diverse outdoor groups ask Secretary Zinke to “walk the talk” on public lands

Michael Reinemer

Telephone Press Conference Thursday, November 16, 2017 – 1 pm ET, 11 am MT, 10 am PT

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