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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.
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.
July 21, 1999
In a lawsuit filed against the US Trade Representative and the US Department of Commerce, environmental groups accuse US trade policy makers of giving exclusive access to the timber industry in trade advisory committees while marginalizing environmental groups.
March 29, 1999
A federal court blocked a timber sale because it would log habitat for salmon listed under the Endangered Species Act and violate the rules established in the President's Northwest Forest Plan.
March 24, 1999
Earthjustice filed suit challenging the federal government's failure to identify and protect critical habitat for the threatened California red-legged frog.
March 23, 1999
American conservation groups Defenders of Wildlife and Northwest Ecosystem Alliance petitioned the US Secretary of the Interior and Secretary of Commerce to certify Canada under US trade law for that country's lack of any federal Endangered Species Act legislation.
December 8, 1998
Conservation groups file lawsuit in U.S. district court today against three federal agencies for their roles in negotiating the 1996 U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement.
November 5, 1998
Washington state conservation groups file petition with Thurston County Superior Court challenging the validity of the current forest practices rules as promulgated by the state's Forest Practices Board.
October 19, 1998
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency agree to revoke their 1997 designation of a controversial ocean disposal site off the mouth of the Columbia River.
September 22, 1998
Environmental organizations announce plans to file petition charging that state forest practice rules are egregiously inadequate to protect Washington's salmon habitat, water quality, wildlife, private property and the recreational and scenic value of forest lands.
June 1, 1998
Coalition of coastal residents, fishermen and environmentalists files lawsuit against the federal government for failing to prevent overfishing and reduce waste in our nation's fisheries.
April 27, 1998
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.