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Earthjustice Legal Defense intervened today against Boise Cascade's lawsuit challenging the U.S. Forest Service's roadless area protection initiative. The action was taken on behalf of American Lands Alliance, Idaho Conservation League, Oregon Natural Resources Council, Pacific Rivers Council, Sierra Club and The Wilderness Society.
The Sierra Club and Asia Pacific Environmental Exchange today threatened a lawsuit over the off-loading of a shipment of toxic waste used by U.S. military bases in Japan. The off-loading violates U.S. law and could give rise to over $750,000 in penalties.
A coalition of environmental organizations today filed the first lawsuit aimed at the proposed deepening of the Columbia River shipping channel in order to protect endangered salmon.