Alaska Wilderness League


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Alaska Wilderness League

Address:122 C St NW, Suite 240
Washington, DC 20001

Phone:202-544-5205
Fax:202-544-5197
Web: www.alaskawild.org
Established: 1993. Description:An alliance of environmental, civic, and Native organizations. Works in Washington D.C. to protect and defend the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska's forests, and other wilderness lands in Alaska. Coordinates educational programs and monitors legislation to assure lasting protection of these lands. Comprises more than 107 international, national, regional, state, and local organizations. Members: 107 (donors). Dues: $25/year.
Publications: Alaska Wilderness League News (bimonthly).

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According to the Alaska Wilderness League, 95 percent of Alaska's Arctic Slope is already open for exploration.
According to the Alaska Wilderness League, 95 percent of Alaska's Arctic Slope is already open for exploration, and "the odds are [that] little if any recoverable oil lies beneath the last five percent, the Arctic Refuge coastal plain." A 1987 report prepared for the drilling-friendly Reagan Administration projected an only one-in-five chance of discovering economically viable oil there.
The spill is what Adam Kolten, Arctic Refuge campaign director for the Alaska Wilderness League, calls a watershed event for the environmental movement, taking its place alongside Three Mile Island and Love Canal.

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