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April 25, 2005 | Case

Defending the Appeals Reform Act

Earthjustice successfully fought a Bush administration regulation that sought to eliminate the right of ordinary Americans to participate in the management of their national forests.

April 16, 2005 | Case

Recovering Columbia/Snake River Salmon

For decades, Earthjustice has been fighting to keep endangered salmon in the Columbia River and its main tributary, the Snake River, from going extinct. The major threat is a system of dams that hinders salmon migration. We’re litigating for better operation of the dams and advocating for the ultimate removal of four outdated dams on the lower Snake River.

April 11, 2005 | Case

Smog in the Nation's Capital

The Environmental Protection Agency has repeatedly approved inadequate plans to impove air quality in the nation's capital and Earthjustice has repeatedly filed suit to force the agency to obey the law. The agency -- and the city -- are stubborn, however, and the case goes on.

March 30, 2005 | Case

Rock Creek Mine

The Fish and Wildlife Service rewrote a biological opinion that originally said that a mine proposed in the Cabinet Mountains in Montana could wipe out grizzly bears and bull trout there -- the new opinion says the mine poses no threat. A district court has now ruled that opinion illegal too, halting the mine for now.

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