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September 30, 1999 | Press Release

Court Ruling Stops Timber Sales to Protect Endangered Fish

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.

September 27, 1999 | Press Release

Citizens and Army Settle Lawsuit

Malama Makua, represented by Earthjustice, and the US Army settled a lawsuit to compel the Army's compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act for training and related activities at Makua Military Reservation on O`ahu.

September 9, 1999 | Press Release

Community and Environmental Groups Take Legal Action to Clean Up Sacramento Fog

Environmental and community groups filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration, the Sacramento Area Council of Governments, and the California Department of Transportation for illegally approving a $15 billion, long-range transportation plan that will exacerbate violations of federal standards for smog.

August 18, 1999 | Press Release

Russian Environmentalists Sue to Protect Far Eastern Seas

Ecojuris Institute, a Russian environmental law group, filed an action at the Supreme Court challenging the Russian government's arbitrary waiver of environmental law to allow Exxon to drill in the pristine marine ecology of the North Pacific and Sea of Okhotsk off the Russian Far East.

August 13, 1999 | Press Release

Court Orders Cleanup of 700 Florida Waterways

In a landmark victory, a federal court ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up polluted lakes, streams and rivers throughout Florida.

August 5, 1999 | Press Release

Conservationists Sue to Protect Tongass Roadless Areas

Conservation groups sued the U.S. Forest Service because, in developing the new plan for Alaska's Tongass National Forest, the agency failed to consider permanent wilderness area protection for any portion of the millions of acres of undeveloped wild lands on the Tongass.

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