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Liz Judge
Director of Media Relations
Tel: 415-217-2007

Jared Saylor
Campaign Director
Tel: 202-667-4500, x5213

Terry Winckler
Managing Editor
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Kari Birdseye
National Press Secretary
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Maggie Caldwell
Press Secretary
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Jessica Hodge
Campaign Manager
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Keith Rushing
Campaign Press Secretary
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Brian Smith
Campaign Manager
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Debra Mayfield
Community Partnerships Manager
Tel: 202-797-5222

January 3, 2001
Attorneys in Earthjustice's Honolulu office filed suit in federal district court on behalf of Conservation Council for Hawai`i (CCH) seeking to compel federal agencies to take action on CCH's 1992 petition to designate critical habitat for 17 species of severely imperiled Hawaiian forest birds.
December 20, 2000
Earthjustice filed suit against the U.S. Army, once again seeking an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act for training and related activities at Makua Military Reservation on O`ahu.
December 12, 2000
Earthjustice filed suit in federal court in the District of Columbia to stop the U.S. Navy from continuing to use the Pacific island of Farallon de Medinilla for live-fire training, endangering protected birds.
November 20, 2000
Federal District Court Judge Samuel King has issued a ruling declaring that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is also illegally failing to protect the critically endangered Hawaiian monk seal from the impacts of two other local fisheries, the lobster fishery and the portion of the bottomfish fishery operating in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
August 24, 2000
Attorneys persuade the State Water Commission to restore stream flow to the Waiahole-Waikane watershed protecting traditional Hawaiian gathering rights.
April 18, 2000
Native forest bird to be added to the Endangered Species List and get legal protection
April 3, 2000
Seven endangered species need legal protection to survive
November 22, 1999
A federal judge in Hawai`i ordered thousands of square miles of the Pacific Ocean closed to the Hawai`i-based longline fishery to reduce the longliners' impacts on threatened and endangered sea turtles.
November 19, 1999
The Center for Biological Diversity, represented Earthjustice, and the Secretary of the Interior and Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service, reached a settlement that moves four rare Hawaiian invertebrates -- Blackburn's sphinx moth, Newcomb's snail, the Kaua`i cave wolf spider and the Kaua`i cave amphipod -- a crucial step closer to protection under the federal Endangered Species Act.