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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.

July 20, 1999 | Press Release

Victory for Endangered Hawaiian Plants

The Hawai`i District Court ordered the Secretary of the Interior and Director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service to finalize a proposed rule to list ten Hawaiian plant taxa as endangered under the Endangered Species Act by August 31, 1999.

July 9, 1999 | Press Release

Judge Rules for North Pacific Ecosystem

In a landmark decision, a federal court found that National Marine Fisheries Service's management of the giant North Pacific fisheries is illegal.

June 29, 1999 | Press Release

Religious Leaders Urge Protection of National Forests' Roadless Areas

Copy of letter and signatories below:

"Then shall all the trees of the wood sing for joy before the Lord." (Psalm 96:10-13)

The President and Vice President of the United States
The White House
Washington, D.C. 20500

Dear President Clinton and Vice President Gore:

May 24, 1999 | Press Release

Farm Bureau Attacks Federal Water-Protection Law

A large coalition of fishing groups and environmentalists moved to intervene in a lawsuit filed recently by two landowners in Mendocino County and several units of the Farm Bureau.

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