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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.

October 9, 2000 | Press Release

Conservationists Challenge Government Wolf-Killing Program

A broad coalition of conservation, animal welfare, and hunting groups served notice they will sue to stop the indiscriminate killing of endangered gray wolves in Northwest Montana by federal agents.

October 4, 2000 | Press Release

Senate Introduces Strong Endangered Species Bill

The U.S. Senate introduced a strong Endangered Species Act reauthorization bill that supporters believe sets a positive tone for next year's debate on one of the nation's most important environmental laws.

September 8, 2000 | Press Release

Critical Habitat Proposed for Twain's Jumping Frog

The Fish and Wildlife Service's announcement that almost 5.4 million acres of frog habitat will be designated as "critical habitat" under the Endangered Species Act is a major leap forward for the preservation of the California red-legged frog.

August 8, 2000 | Press Release


The ban on trawl fishing in critical habitat for endangered Steller sea lions, ordered last month by a federal court in Seattle, is set to take effect at noon Pacific time August 8th.