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May 31, 2017 | Legal Document

Montanore Mine Cabinet ESA Order

For the reasons set forth below, the Forest Service motion for summary judgment on Count II is granted. On all other claims Plaintiffs prevail. The Project will be remanded to the agencies for consideration in light of this Order and Opinion. BACKGROUND I. The

April 6, 2017 | Blog Post

A Swim in the Right Direction for Snake River Salmon

Increasing the flow of water over Columbia-Snake River dams will provide salmon with a measure of protection until officials decide whether to remove four dams on the lower Snake River completely.

March 28, 2017 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Court Overturns Government Refusal to Protect Rare Coastal Marten

A federal judge overturns an April 2014 decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service denying endangered species protection to coastal martens. The court’s action is in response to a lawsuit filed by Earthjustice on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity and Environmental Protection Information Center.

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