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The Latest On: Wild Lands

January 18, 2007 | Case

Defending Roadless Areas in Death Valley National Park

Many states and counties and private organizations are laying claim to federal lands under an ancient right-of-way law that they claim opens up these lands to highway construction and vehicle use. In Inyo County, California, Earthjustice successfully intervened in one such claim to stop the construction of highways through Last Chance Mountains and other remote roadless areas in Death Valley National Park.

June 22, 2006 | Case

County Line Timber Sale

Earthjustice won an injunction that delayed a timber sale in a national forest in Colorado. The injunction was eventually dissolved and the sale went forward.

November 9, 2005 | Case

Preventing Imports of Genetically Engineered Algae to Hawaii

The State of Hawai'i's Board of Agriculture approved a permit to allow the importation of algae that had never been introduced outside of the laboratory on the Kona coast of the Big Island. Earthjustice sued, and the Court has ordered that the Board's approval without a review of potential environmental impacts of the project was invalid.

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