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December 5, 2000 | Press Release

TEMPORARY BAN ON TRAWL FISHING IN ALASKA LIFTED

A federal judge has dissolved an injunction that restricts trawl fishing in the Steller sea lion's critical habitat following the release of a Biological Opinion on December 1, 2000, by the National Marine Fisheries Service.

December 5, 2000 | Press Release

Citizens Challenge State Day-Use Policy in Court

Earthjustice filed a suit charging that the State has failed to adequately prevent harm to its land, wildlife, and citizens due to an illegally adopted policy governing "generally allowed" uses of State land.

November 22, 2000 | Press Release

U.S. FWS LISTING MORATORIUM THREATENS ENDANGERED WILDLIFE

The US Fish and Wildlife Service declared that it will forego listing any species under the Endangered Species Act as either threatened or endangered in 2001, unless it is ordered to do so by a court or in an emergency.

November 20, 2000 | Press Release

COURT RULES FISHERIES SERVICE ILLEGALLY FAILING TO PROTECT MONK SEALS IN HAWAII; INJUNCTION ISSUED

Federal District Court Judge Samuel King has issued a ruling declaring that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is also illegally failing to protect the critically endangered Hawaiian monk seal from the impacts of two other local fisheries, the lobster fishery and the portion of the bottomfish fishery operating in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

November 9, 2000 | Press Release

BLM Landfill Deal Rejected by Federal Appeals Court

A Federal Court of Appeals overturned a land swap in involving more than 1,700 acres of federal land that would have been used as the site of a controversial regional garbage dump in the Southern California desert.

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