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June 13, 2001 | Press Release

California Rivers, Streams and Wetlands Under Attack

California developers filed a lawsuit in federal court in Washington, D.C., in an attempt to undo critical habitat protections for the threatened California red-legged frog (Rana aurora draytonii), the amphibian made famous by Mark Twain's story, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County."

May 30, 2001 | Press Release

Bush Budget's Fine Print Includes Death Warrant for Endangered Species

Dr. Jane Goodall joins religious leaders, conservationists, and celebrities in calling for a halt to the Bush administration's plan to weaken the ESA through funding cuts and policy changes that would undermine citizen oversight and leave species listing decisions almost entirely in the hands of the Secretary of Interior.

May 16, 2001 | Press Release

Citizens to Challenge Environmental Assessment of Military Training at Makua, Hawai'i

Malama Makua, represented by Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund, will return to court to challenge the US Army's claim that resuming live-fire training and related activities at Makua Military Reservation on O`ahu would have no significant impact on the more than 40 endangered species and dozens of sacred and cultural sites found at Makua and on neighboring communities.

May 10, 2001 | Press Release

BLM Violates Court Order on Tortoise Protection

The US Bureau of Land Management violated its agreement to protect the threatened desert tortoise, according to a court decision issued this week in a contempt hearing filed by Earthjustice.