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.
TO: Editorial Writers, Reporters and Columnists
FROM: The Wilderness Society
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.
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.
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
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
Telephone Press Conference Thursday, November 16, 2017 – 1 pm ET, 11 am MT, 10 am PT