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March 30, 2000 | Press Release

Groups Sue to Protect Endangered Sea Lions

Greenpeace, American Oceans Campaign, and Sierra Club Alaska asked a federal court to exclude all groundfish trawl fishing from vital Steller sea lion habitat.

August 8, 2000 | Press Release

SEA LION INJUNCTION GOES INTO EFFECT

The ban on trawl fishing in critical habitat for endangered Steller sea lions, ordered last month by a federal court in Seattle, is set to take effect at noon Pacific time August 8th.

December 5, 2000 | Press Release

TEMPORARY BAN ON TRAWL FISHING IN ALASKA LIFTED

A federal judge has dissolved an injunction that restricts trawl fishing in the Steller sea lion's critical habitat following the release of a Biological Opinion on December 1, 2000, by the National Marine Fisheries Service.

August 5, 1999 | Press Release

Conservationists Sue to Protect Tongass Roadless Areas

Conservation groups sued the U.S. Forest Service because, in developing the new plan for Alaska's Tongass National Forest, the agency failed to consider permanent wilderness area protection for any portion of the millions of acres of undeveloped wild lands on the Tongass.

March 7, 2001 | Press Release

U.S. Trade Representative Sued for Hiding Documents from Public

Earthjustice filed a lawsuit challenging the US Trade Representative's latest trade negotiations for the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas, which would expand the North American Free Trade Agreement -- NAFTA -- to encompass the entire hemisphere.

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