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April 14, 2000 | Press Release

CONSERVATION AND FISHING GROUPS SUE TO ENFORCE FISH PROTECTIONS IN SAN JOAQUIN WATER ALLOTMENTS

A coalition of environmental groups, commercial and sport fishermen filed suit today in California Superior Court to force the State Water Resources Control Board to implement protective measures for chinook salmon required under federal and state law. Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund is asking the State Water Resources Control Board to rewrite a March 15, 2000, decision allocating water rights along the San Joaquin River.

April 6, 2000 | Press Release

CONSERVATIONISTS OPPOSE BOISE CASCADE ATTACK ON FOREST PROTECTION INITIATIVE

Earthjustice Legal Defense intervened today against Boise Cascade's lawsuit challenging the U.S. Forest Service's roadless area protection initiative. The action was taken on behalf of American Lands Alliance, Idaho Conservation League, Oregon Natural Resources Council, Pacific Rivers Council, Sierra Club and The Wilderness Society.

March 30, 2000 | Press Release

Groups Sue to Protect Endangered Sea Lions

Greenpeace, American Oceans Campaign, and Sierra Club Alaska asked a federal court to exclude all groundfish trawl fishing from vital Steller sea lion habitat.

February 24, 2000 | Press Release

Court Asked to Close Lobster Fishery to Protect Monk Seal in Hawaii

Greenpeace Foundation, Center for Biological Diversity, and Turtle Island Restoration Network, plaintiffs in a federal court lawsuit filed in January seeking to protect the critically endangered Hawaiian monk seal from the impacts of commercial fishing in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, have gone into court asking Judge Samuel P. King to issue a preliminary injunction preventing the commercial lobster fishery from opening this year.

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