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November 9, 2000 | Press Release

BLM Landfill Deal Rejected by Federal Appeals Court

A Federal Court of Appeals overturned a land swap in involving more than 1,700 acres of federal land that would have been used as the site of a controversial regional garbage dump in the Southern California desert.

November 7, 2000 | Press Release

Polluters Challenge Clean Air Standards in Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments concerning the heart of the Clean Air Act, which requires national air quality standards that protect the public health. At issue are 1997 national air quality standards for particles and ozone.

October 9, 2000 | Press Release

Conservationists Challenge Government Wolf-Killing Program

A broad coalition of conservation, animal welfare, and hunting groups served notice they will sue to stop the indiscriminate killing of endangered gray wolves in Northwest Montana by federal agents.

May 2, 2001 | Press Release

California-Based Longline Fishine Fleet Threatens Sea Turtles

Facing new restrictions in the waters of Hawai'i, a fleet of longline fishing vessels are relocating to California to avoid a federal judge's decision to enforce protections for the endangered leatherback sea turtle. Earthjustice filed suit asking the National Marine Fisheries Service to close this regulatory loophole and enforce the Endangered Species Act.