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March 19, 2001 | Press Release

National Forest Roadless Policy in Peril

In response to a court challenge seeking to overturn the roadless policy filed by Boise Cascade Company, the state of Idaho and others, the U.S. Justice Department Friday "committed to postponing" implementation of the policy yet again.

March 16, 2001 | Press Release

East Bay Hills Get Reprieve

Two federal agencies have agreed to re-think their approval of a sprawling East Bay development after a legal challenge from Bay Area environmentalists.

March 7, 2001 | Press Release

Settlement Will Reduce Lake Okeechobee Pollution by 70 Percent

As a result of a settlement agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, there will be a 70 percent reduction of phosphorus pollution permitted into Lake Okeechobee in Okeechobee County, Florida.

March 7, 2001 | Press Release

U.S. Trade Representative Sued for Hiding Documents from Public

Earthjustice filed a lawsuit challenging the US Trade Representative's latest trade negotiations for the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas, which would expand the North American Free Trade Agreement -- NAFTA -- to encompass the entire hemisphere.

March 2, 2001 | Press Release

Coalition Defends Clean Air Standards for Diesel Trucks and Buses

A coalition of public health, environmental and conservation organizations intervened in a case to oppose the oil refining industry's attacks on an EPA regulation requiring large diesel trucks and buses to reduce air pollution.

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