Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 16, 2020

Trump Administration Sacrifices Parklands, Wildlife and Alaska Native Ways of Life for Mining Road 

National Parks Conservation Association Press Release

Federal agencies tasked with protecting America’s national parks, public lands, and waterways did the opposite today by advancing the proposed 210-mile Ambler industrial mining road. The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) has consistently fought the proposed road and associated mining district, which threatens Alaska Native communities and the remarkable parklands and wildlife in the region, including one of Earth’s longest land migrations. The rushed federal review is fatally flawed, as it fails in numerous ways to assess the true impacts of the industrial mining road on clean water, air, wildlife, climate change, and local food security.

Read more Trump Administration Sacrifices Parklands, Wildlife and Alaska Native Ways of Life for Mining Road · National Parks Conservation Association


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