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October 23, 2001 | Press Release

Senate Continues to Face Gridlock Over Judicial Nominees

"These judges will be deciding for decades whether or not to uphold the very laws Americans depend on to protect their environment and public health," said Glenn Sugameli, senior legislative counsel.

October 30, 2001 | Press Release

Coho In Danger; Appeal Issue Unresolved

A federal district court denied the request by eight environmental and fishing groups to reinstate federal Endangered Species Act protections for Oregon coast coho salmon.

March 14, 2002 | Press Release

Federal Judge Finds U.S. Military in Violation of Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Judge Emmit G. Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted summary judgment last week in a lawsuit establishing that the Navy and Department of Defense are in violation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) by bombing and shelling a small island in the Pacific Ocean (Farallon de Medinilla, in the Northern Marianas), and killing protected birds.

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