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Jewell Nomination Clears First Senate Hurdle

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March 21, 2013
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Department Decision Recommends Protecting Izembek National Wildlife Refuge

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 5, 2013) – Today, the Department of the Interior signaled its preferred alternative to deny a request to build a road through remote wilderness areas of Alaska’s Izembek National Wildlife Refuge. The nearby city of King Cove, Alaska (pop.

Groups Call on N.C. to Provide Reliable, Long-term Solution after Outer Banks Highway Washed Out Again

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Julie Youngman, SELC, 919-967-1450

Haley McKey, Defenders of Wildlife, 202- 772-3270

 

Groups Call on N.C. to Provide Reliable, Long-term Solution after
Outer Banks Highway Washed Out Again

Less Exposed, More Reliable Option Needed for People and Refuge

Refuges on the Edge

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Bald Eagle, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge in Maryland © Becky Gregory
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Bald Eagle, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge in Maryland © Becky Gregory

Environmental Groups Appeal Arctic Drilling Suit Dismissal

More than a dozen environmental and Native American groups are appealing a U.S. judge’s February decision to uphold a 2008 drilling lease sale that opened for exploration the Chukchi Sea northwest of Alaska.

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April 13, 2012
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Bloomberg
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Defenders President Jamie Rappaport Clark, © Krista Schlyer

Defenders in Alaska

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