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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.

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.

April 11, 2001 | Press Release

Bush Administration Seeks to Gut Endangered Species Act

Instead of asking Congress to adequately fund the US Fish and Wildlife Service's division that enforces the Endangered Species Act the administration is seeking to strip key provisions from the Act to make it cheaper to administer.

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