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December 15, 2000 | Press Release

Sea Lion Compromise Reached

Efforts by Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK) to waive the Endangered Species Act (ESA) have failed. The endangered Steller sea lions, while still victims from large-scale, intensive trawl fishing, are no longer victim to a hostile effort from Stevens to suspend federal environmental laws for the sake of industrial fishing special interests.

March 18, 1998 | Press Release

Red Snapper Imperiled

Earthjustice files suit against the National Marine Fisheries Service to compel the agency to implement a regulation requiring bycatch reduction devices on shrimp nets in the Gulf of Mexico.

November 30, 2000 | Press Release

COURT SETTLEMENT REQUIRES CLEAN AIR ACTIONS IN SIX COMMUNITIES ACROSS NATION

Six United States communities, ranging from Ohio to California, will be affected by a U.S. District court settlement announced that will require a closer look at their air pollution quality. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must now decide whether these six communities should be reclassified to more serious air pollution categories.

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