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Landmark Victories

April 18, 2013 | Case

Stopping Crude Oil Shipping Terminals In Grays Harbor

Earthjustice represents the Quinault Indian Nation in a lawsuit that challenges proposed crude oil terminals in Grays Harbor, WA, which if approved, would pose grave risks from oil spills and increased crude oil unit trains and marine vessel traffic.

April 1, 2013 | Press Release

Protections Retained for Threatened Seabird

Earthjustice defended the marbled murrelet in the Pacific Northwest from a proposal to delist the seabird as a threatened species and open up its old-growth-forest nesting habitat to development.

March 25, 2013 | Press Release

Roadless Rule Survives Final Legal Challenge

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia today ended a challenge by the state of Alaska against a nationwide Clinton-era rule protecting tens of millions of acres of roadless forest lands from logging and road building.

The Alaska case was the final litigation challenging the rule nationwide. The court held that no further challenges are allowed, because the statute of limitations has run out.