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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.
November 15, 1999
Theme: "WTO: But what are we trading away?"
November 9, 1999
A federal judge ordered the US Trade Representative, Charlene Barshefsky, to name at least one representative from the environmental community to each of two panels that advise her on negotiating strategy and other matters involving international trade in wood products and paper products.
October 20, 1999
A federal judge ruled that the National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Secretary of Commerce William Daley violated federal law by allowing the Hawai`i-based longline fishery to operate without first preparing an Environmental Assessment or Environmental Impact Statement.
October 4, 1999
A federal judge ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to stop the pollution that makes Louisiana waters unfishable and unswimmable.
September 30, 1999
A federal court held that 24 timber sales cannot go forward until the federal government ensures that they will not harm salmon listed under the Endangered Species Act and that they will comply with the rules established in the President's Northwest Forest Plan.
September 27, 1999
Malama Makua, represented by Earthjustice, and the US Army settled a lawsuit to compel the Army's compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act for training and related activities at Makua Military Reservation on O`ahu.
September 9, 1999
Environmental and community groups filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration, the Sacramento Area Council of Governments, and the California Department of Transportation for illegally approving a $15 billion, long-range transportation plan that will exacerbate violations of federal standards for smog.
September 1, 1999
A federal court in Washington, DC has rejected the US Environmental Protection Agency's attempt to dismiss a lawsuit concerning the District of Columbia's seriously polluted waters.
August 18, 1999
Ecojuris Institute, a Russian environmental law group, filed an action at the Supreme Court challenging the Russian government's arbitrary waiver of environmental law to allow Exxon to drill in the pristine marine ecology of the North Pacific and Sea of Okhotsk off the Russian Far East.
August 13, 1999
In a landmark victory, a federal court ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up polluted lakes, streams and rivers throughout Florida.
August 5, 1999
Conservation groups sued the U.S. Forest Service because, in developing the new plan for Alaska's Tongass National Forest, the agency failed to consider permanent wilderness area protection for any portion of the millions of acres of undeveloped wild lands on the Tongass.
August 2, 1999
The Sea Turtle Survival League and the Save The Manatee Club instituted legal proceedings to have specific language in the law establishing the new Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission declared unconstitutional.