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

Jared Saylor
Campaign Director
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Kari Birdseye
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Maggie Caldwell
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March 7, 2001
As a result of a settlement agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, there will be a 70 percent reduction of phosphorus pollution permitted into Lake Okeechobee in Okeechobee County, Florida.
March 6, 2001
After years of delay and under federal court order, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a rule to protect the habitat of the threatened California red-legged frog.
March 2, 2001
A coalition of public health, environmental and conservation organizations intervened in a case to oppose the oil refining industry's attacks on an EPA regulation requiring large diesel trucks and buses to reduce air pollution.
February 27, 2001
In a victory for clean air, the US Supreme Court upheld the authority of the EPA to set smog and soot standards.
February 27, 2001
Earthjustice and the Natural Resources Defense Council intervened in a case to protect Giant Sequoia National Monument, created to conserve nearly 330,000 acres of forest ecosystems and the last unprotected giant sequoia groves in the Sierra Nevada.
February 23, 2001
On behalf of eight conservation groups, lawyers from Earthjustice and Natural Resources Defense Council filed court papers against the State of Alaska's lawsuit seeking to overturn the U.S. Forest Service's new Roadless Rule.
February 22, 2001
Citing violations of the Clean Water Act, the Garberville-based Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC) put Maxxam/Pacific Lumber (Maxxam/PL) on formal notice that they will file a federal lawsuit in 60 days if the company continues to illegally discharge pollution into five watersheds.
February 21, 2001
A coalition of environmental, transit, and community groups filed suit in U.S. District Court against the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and two Bay Area transit operators to enforce long-standing, unfulfilled commitments to improve transit ridership and air quality.
February 20, 2001
Florida's manatees received a welcome boost today with the announcement of a settlement between the conservationists and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWCC).
February 16, 2001
A federal district court ruled that the federal government's operation of four dams on the lower Snake River violates the Clean Water Act.
February 14, 2001
Earthjustice's Washington DC, office challenged an extension by the Environmental Protection Agency that delays clean air deadlines for the national capital area.
February 7, 2001
A suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against three federal agencies charging that a massive expansion project at the Port of Oakland would unlawfully allow more harmful invasive species to enter San Francisco Bay.
February 6, 2001
Lawyers from Earthjustice and Natural Resources Defense Council filed court papers opposing two lawsuits that seek to overturn the U.S. Forest Service's new rule protecting pristine national forest lands.
January 30, 2001
Commercial fishermen joined forces with two environmental groups to sue the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failure to protect salmon from the harmful effects of pesticides.
January 23, 2001
Earthjustice lawyers filed court papers against a landowner's lawsuit to require nearly nine miles of new road construction to reach a private parcel deep within Montana's Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Area.