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Sealaska nears final land claim

...Tongass, and for its plans to log a portion of the acreage. Washington, D.C.-based conservation group Alaska Wilderness League released a statement Wednesday criticizing the bill's advancement."The Tongass National Forest is a world-class...
Groups sue to protect walrus from drilling

...spokeswoman Andrea Medeiros said by email the agency does not comment on pending litigation.The six groups - Alaska Wilderness League, Center for Biological Diversity, Greenpeace, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club and Resisting...
USDA: 'We're serious about a transition'

...before that, three conservation groups - the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, the Sierra Club and the Alaska Wilderness League - brought a lawsuit against the Forest Service to stop the sale. Cole said after the conference that he expects...
Arctic drill ship company pleading to eight felonies

...included in an environmental compliance plan stipulated by the agreement.Cindy Shogan, executive director of the Alaska Wilderness League, said the case speaks to the dangers of drilling in the Arctic, calling it "unsafe, dangerous and irresponsible...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up to AFN, thumbs down to stealing from a church

...considered imposing an income tax to make up for the shortfall.Thumbs up to Ward and Lois Irwin. On Tuesday, the Alaska Wilderness League will honor this Washington state couple for their efforts to protect wild places in Alaska over the past 50 years...
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...conservation groups are aiming to protect. The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, the Sierra Club and the Alaska Wilderness League are the three plaintiffs listed on a complaint filed in U.S. district court for Alaska by nonprofit environmental...
Empire Editorial: With new plan for The Road, history shows a lawsuit will follow

...Conservation Council, Sierra Club, Earthjustice, Alaska Wilderness League and more comb over the 696-page bluster.SEACC, Sierra Club, Alaska Wilderness League and Earthjustice have developed a reputation...
Letter: Alaska Wilderness League

...criticized the work of the Alaska Wilderness League, an organization whose...Alaska. To brand groups like Alaska Wilderness League as nothing but lawsuit-happy is simply inaccurate. Alaska Wilderness League represents all American...
Legislative Roundup: March 16, 2014

...Parnell said the state sued to ensure Americans have a chance to learn about the region's resources.The Alaska Wilderness League's Cindy Shogan said it's time for the state to take no for an answer "and move on."
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Comments sought on possible Arctic lease sale come to the table so we can make good decisions going forward."Cindy Shogan, executive director of the Alaska Wilderness League, said her group does not want to see more drilling in the Beaufort, citing the uncertainty of the arctic climate...


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