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Victories

Unprecedented announcement means King Coal to stop burying streams at four West Virginia mines
FY 07 Budget includes funding to appraise and acquire plantation watersheds & assets
A federal judge has ruled that water management in the Upper Snake River basin illegally harms salmon.
Vote will block funds for policy of disowning certain waters
Forest Service road building for commercial logging was notorious taxpayer ripoff
Legislation seeks to protect America's largest intact temperate rainforest, sustainable economies dependent on it, and even save taxpayers money.

Environmental justice advocates won an important victory when the Hastings amendment was adopted into the House Interior and EPA appropriations bill.

Vote will block funds for policy of disowning certain waters.
Agreement with EPA ends years of agency delay in guarding against deadly parasites and bacteria
Concerned citizens secure public input on controversial project
The public's right to appeal agency decisions is reinstated
Setback to state effort to force its anti-wolf views
City promises to protect streamflows "in perpetuity"

Court Agrees that EPA New Source Review Rule Violates Clean Air Act: Decision ensures dirty power plants and other facilities must update old equipment with cleaner technologies

Federal court decision could also lead to stronger protections against air pollution from power plants nationwide