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August 25, 2014

Jonathan Smith

Jonathan Smith is an associate attorney with the Northeast regional office in New York, NY.

August 22, 2014 | Press Release

Judge Halts Plan to Eliminate Secure Grizzly Bear Habitat in Northwest Montana

A federal judge has blocked a plan to carve new roads into a 36,700-acre block of secure grizzly bear habitat within the Stillwater State Forest in northwest Montana. The judge’s ruling, issued late Thursday, preserves the “Stillwater Core” grizzly bear habitat from elimination under a plan by the State of Montana that called for building new roads to open the area to increased logging.

August 22, 2014 | Case

Limiting Secrecy of Critical Public Health Information

A broad coalition of health, labor and environmental groups represented by Earthjustice are requesting that the TEPA establish time limits for confidentiality claims for chemical information submitted by industry under the Toxic Substances Control Act.

August 21, 2014 | Blog Post

Bees Need Help in California -- Today

Time is of the essence, folks. The state of our honey bees is in danger. There’s a ghastly bill up for vote today before the California Legislature—a bill that would postpone any action by the state’s Department of Pesticide Regulation to ban bee-killing pesticides until 2020.


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