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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  

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TWS Action Fund Launches Arctic Wildlife Refuge Ad Campaign

Tim Woody

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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.

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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.

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