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March 29, 2017 | Legal Document

Memorandum of Law in Support of Defendant-Intervenor Applicants' Motion to Intervene

The Natural Resources Defense Council, Conservation Law Foundation, Center for Biological Diversity, and Mr. R. Zack Klyver (“Applicants”) seek to intervene as defendants in this case to protect their interests in the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument (“the Monument”). Pursuant to Local Civil Rule 7(m), counsel for Applicants contacted Plaintiffs’ counsel on March 24 and 28, 2017, to ascertain their position on this motion prior to filing.

March 27, 2017 | Legal Document

Memorandum Opinion Blueback herring ESA Listing

The Court will grant Plaintiffs’ motion for summary judgment and deny the Service’s cross-motion for summary judgment. The Court will, accordingly, vacate the Listing Decision with respect to blueback herring and will remand this matter to the Service for further proceedings consistent with this opinion. A separate order will issue. /s/ Randolph D. Moss RANDOLPH D. MOSS United States District Judge.

March 22, 2017 | Letter

2017 Community Letter Opposing House Attack on Ozone Standards

Over 120 health, environmental and community organizations sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives asking them to oppose the “Ozone Standards Implementation Act” (H.R. 806). If passed this legislation would systematically weaken the Clean Air Act and undermine Americans’ 46-year right to healthy air based on medical science, and delay life-saving health standards already years overdue.

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