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Alaska Senate passes $2.2B capital budget

...according to information provided by the Legislative Finance Division.Lois Epstein, Arctic program director for The Wilderness Society, said in a statement that it was now up to the House to "show real fiscal restraint" and eliminate continued...
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Habitat protection is part of NPR-A management generally supported by the conservation community, and why The Wilderness Society endorsed it as a balanced approach that meets the needs of supplying...public land.Nicole Whittington-EvansAlaska Regional DirectorThe Wilderness Society
King Cove village's delegation meets with Salazar on refuge road a costly boondoggle and isn't necessary, said Nicole Whittington-Evans, Alaska regional director for The Wilderness Society.The hovercraft was involved in 30 medical evacuations in almost all weather conditions, she said in a statement...
New management plan for Alaska petroleum reserve

...Whittington-Evans, Alaska regional director for The Wilderness Society, said Peard Bay is important for its wetlands and...where the animals can get relief from insects.Wilderness Society President Jamie Williams in a statement called the...
State studying ways to link Ketchikan, Gravina Island

...Lois Epstein, an engineer who has followed the Gravina project and works on Arctic transportation issues for The Wilderness Society, said the major question she has is whether the state can afford any of these in addition to all the energy projects...
Congress members want Shell barge investigated

...Shell, and they certainly don't have any credibility left."Lois Epstein, a civil engineer who works for The Wilderness Society in Anchorage, said Shell has made troubling, non-precautionary decisions that put workers and the Coast Guard...
Restoring - and rerouting - the Sitkoh River

...charged with vegetable oil in case of a spill. The Wilderness Society recently announced a new study on the effects of...the annual return of coho to the watershed. The Wilderness Society wrote in a press release that a "healthy" salmon...
My turn: Juneau's 100-year forest

...been fully embraced by the environmental community such as the Audubon Society, Nature Conservancy, SEACC and the Wilderness Society per their websites.As a community, there are many benefits Juneau would accrue with a wise, second growth timber...
Government raises estimates of slope's petroleum reserves

...if anything, supports arguments to stay out of ANWR, said Eleanor Huffines, Alaska regional director for The Wilderness Society. If the report is right and substantial reserves can be found in the NPRA, it makes even less sense to go into...
Alaska Digest plaintiffs are Earthjustice, the Northern Alaska Environmental Center, the National Audubon Society, The Wilderness Society, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Sierra Club, the Alaska Wilderness League and the Center for Biological...


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