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April 27, 1998 | Press Release

Court to Feds: Do More to Save Fish

Fderalcourt sayshe National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is not doing enough to protect endangered fish, and orders government agencies to stop dozens of timber sales until they have ensured salmon and trout will not go extinct.

August 13, 1998 | Press Release

Court Finds HCPS "Devoid" of Science

Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund wins lawsuit challenging two "Habitat Conservation Plans" (HCPs) that allow luxury resorts and condominiums to destroy fragile, rolling white dunes that are habitat for the highly endangered Alabama Beach Mouse.

October 2, 1998 | Press Release

Jet Ski Ban Upheld for Lake Tahoe

Judge dismisses all eighteen claims brought by jetski manufacturers and retailers challenging the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency's ordinance banning from Lake Tahoe watercraft propelled by carbureted two-stoke engines commencing June 1, 1999.

October 5, 1998 | Press Release

Suit Filed to Block Leasing in America's Arctic

Coalition files suit in federal district court against Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt to challenge the imminent leasing of more than four million acres of federal land in northwestern Alaska for oil and gas development.

October 13, 1998 | Press Release

Court Halts Construction in Yosemite National Park

U.S. District Court Judge issues preliminary injunction forcing the National Park Service to halt realignment of a road and construction of buildings and parking lots in Yosemite Valley that were damaged by floods in the winter of 1996-97.

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