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March 29, 2001 | Press Release

BLM Ignoring Agreement to Protect Desert Tortoise

To months after a court approved a negotiated agreement the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has done nothing to comply with the consent decree to reduce livestock grazing on public land to protect the desert tortoise.

March 22, 2001 | Press Release

Judge Approves California Desert Protection Settlement

Recognizing the desert agreements as "within the public interest" and "fair, equitable and reasonable," Judge William Alsup on Tuesday approved the lawsuit settlement signed January 17 between the Center for Biological Diversity, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Sierra Club and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

March 21, 2001 | Press Release

Bush Administration Mounts New Attacks on Northwest Salmon and Roadless Rule

The Bush Administration has withdrawn an important piece of the salmon protection puzzle for inland river habitat in eastern Washington, eastern Oregon, and Idaho in a move that also undermines the Roadless Area Conservation Rule that protected almost 60 million acres of national forest.

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.