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Liz Judge
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June 9, 1999
The Vallejo Sanitation District and San Francisco BayKeeper announced that they have reached a settlement of a three-year old Clean Water Act lawsuit.
May 24, 1999
A large coalition of fishing groups and environmentalists moved to intervene in a lawsuit filed recently by two landowners in Mendocino County and several units of the Farm Bureau.
April 7, 1999
A federal court issued a sweeping injunction against the Forest Service halting all work on over 140 reconstruction projects on secondary roads in northern California's Klamath National Forest.
March 3, 1999
Sport fishing and conservation organizations filed suit in federal court to gain Endangered Species Act protection for two steelhead fish populations in southern Oregon and northern California.
January 22, 1999
Fishermen and conservationists applauded Oregon Governor Kitzhaber and the Clinton Administration for choosing to end a court battle over Endangered Species Act protection for Oregon coastal coho salmon.
January 15, 1999
Two fish conservation organizations and their lawyers announced that the federal government has proposed listing the Santa Ana sucker fish as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act.
December 16, 1998
Fish conservation organizations announce the federal government has agreed to determine, once and for all, whether the Santa Ana sucker fish deserves protection under the federal Endangered Species Act.
November 6, 1998
National Park Service announces withdrawal of its plans to reconstruct units of housing at Yosemite Lodge washed out in the winter of 1996-1997.
October 13, 1998
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.
October 2, 1998
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.
September 23, 1998
Judge orders the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stop polluting Louisiana waters that makes them unfishable and unswimmable.
June 30, 1998
Group of 18 organizations representing high Sierra communities and environmentalists asks Superior Court judge to halt diversions of water by Pacific Gas and Electric Company and the El Dorado Irrigation District from Caples, Silver, and Aloha Lakes and the South Fork of the American River between Lake Tahoe and Placerville.
June 2, 1998
Federal court rules the National Marine Fisheries Service violated the law when it refused to protect Oregon coastal coho salmon as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
April 22, 1998
Earthjustice launches new website on Earthday.
June 14, 1997
The Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund announced that it is changing its name to Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund.