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May 7, 2001 | Press Release

Conservationists Seek Voice in Wetlands Litigation

Conservationists today officially requested that they be allowed to participate in settlement discussions between the Bush administration and industry groups regarding a key rule designed to protect wetlands.

May 4, 2001 | Press Release

President Bush Moves to Gut Forest Service Roadless Rule

In yet another rollback of Clinton-era environmental protection measures, Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman announced that the Bush administration would seek to reverse a nation-wide rule protecting roadless lands on the national forests.

May 3, 2001 | Press Release

Broad Coalition Sues Feds over Salmon

Coalition of conservation, fishing, and business groups file a major Endangered Species Act lawsuit to save Columbia and Snake River salmon from extinction.

April 27, 2001 | Press Release

Developers' Lawsuit Attacks Open Space Victory in East Bay

Environmental and smart growth groups joined the defense of the Save Agriculture and Open Space Lands Initiative ("Measure D") in Alameda County Superior Court against a legal attack by development interests who had opposed it.

April 26, 2001 | Feature

Homer, Louisiana: Nuclear Nonsense

Tom Turner recounts a David-and-Goliath struggle between impoverished African-American people in rural Louisiana and a mighty international consortium of government agencies and private companies bent on siting a uranium enrichment plant in their midst.

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