Izembek National Wildlife Refuge Road Fact Sheet

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Now that Congress has passed the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (P.L. 111-11), federally protected Wilderness in the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge is in great peril. The bill would allow internationally significant Wilderness lands to be removed from federal protection in order to construct an unnecessary road between the Alaskan communities of King Cove and Cold Bay.

This fact sheet examines the threats of the proposed road to the refuge.

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