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November 7, 2000 | Press Release

Polluters Challenge Clean Air Standards in Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments concerning the heart of the Clean Air Act, which requires national air quality standards that protect the public health. At issue are 1997 national air quality standards for particles and ozone.

May 2, 2001 | Press Release

California-Based Longline Fishine Fleet Threatens Sea Turtles

Facing new restrictions in the waters of Hawai'i, a fleet of longline fishing vessels are relocating to California to avoid a federal judge's decision to enforce protections for the endangered leatherback sea turtle. Earthjustice filed suit asking the National Marine Fisheries Service to close this regulatory loophole and enforce the Endangered Species Act.

May 3, 2001 | Press Release

Broad Coalition Sues Feds over Salmon

Coalition of conservation, fishing, and business groups file a major Endangered Species Act lawsuit to save Columbia and Snake River salmon from extinction.

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