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On the right you’ll see our latest 3 press releases. The most up-to-date information on all things Cook Inlet and Inletkeeper.

Donlin Mine Set to Impact Alaskans’ Utility Bills

Alarm bells will be ringing for Southcentral Alaska if Donlin Mine pursues Cook Inlet natural gas to fuel its proposed massive gold mining operation in Western Alaska, with detrimental consequences for Alaskans’ utility bills. Cook Inletkeeper has just released an economic report: Cook Inlet Natural Gas Market Outlook with Incremental Demand from Donlin Mine, which outlines how much NOVAGOLD and Donlin Gold LLC’s energy needs will cost Southcentral Alaska residents and businesses.

Judge Orders ADF&G to Reinstate Jet Ski Ban in Kachemak Bay

Personal Watercraft Not Allowed (again) in Kachemak Bay and Fox River Flats Critical Habitat Areas Homer, AK - Alaska Superior Court Judge Adolf Zeman ruled in favor of plaintiffs: Cook Inletkeeper, Kachemak Bay Conservation Society, Friends of Kachemak Bay State Park, and Alaska Quiet Rights...

No New Oil & Gas Leasing in Cook Inlet

President Biden and the Department of Interior announced their final five-year plan today for offshore oil and gas leasing in federal waters from 2023 through 2028. The plan includes 3 lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and no new lease sales in Lower Cook Inlet.  “Alaskans have been fighting...

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Biden Administration Alaska Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sale Confirms Lack of Industry Interest; Alaskans Call for the Administration to Remove Cook Inlet From Future Sales

Biden Administration Alaska Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sale Confirms Lack of Industry Interest; Alaskans Call for the Administration to Remove Cook Inlet From Future Sales

After canceling the sale in May of 2022, the Biden Administration moved forward with leasing Alaska’s Lower Cook Inlet—resulting in only 1 bid on 1 block out of 193. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 30, 2022 Press Contact: Grace Nolan, grace@team-arc.com; Sue Mauger, sue@inletkeeper.org (Anchorage,...

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ART (NOT Lease) Sale 258

ART (NOT Lease) Sale 258

Friday, 3 December 2021: For Immediate Release “Sea Otter” by Valisa Higman is one of the pieces included in the “ART Sale 258” Collaboration between five Cook Inlet-based artists who aim to protect lower Cook Inlet from the federal government’s Lease Sale 258. Soldotna, AK: Five local artists...

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