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July 29, 2015 | Feature

Saving the Forest for the Trees

Alaska's Tongass National Forest is home to centuries-old trees and rivers flowing among thousands of islands. It is also the last forest where the fight continues to keep timber sales out of roadless areas.

April 10, 2019 | Legal Document

Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief: Rosemont Mining Company

The Tohono O’odham Nation; Pascua Yaqui Tribe; and Hopi Tribe are filing a complaint against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in re: the proposed Rosemont Mining Company's plans to excavate a mile-wide, half-mile deep pit to extract copper — a proposal that would spell the permanent devastation of this important center of Native American cultural and religious life, degrade the
Cienega Creek watershed, and destroy an intricate network of drainages containing some of the highest quality streams and wetland ecosystems in Arizona.

April 2, 2019 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Federal Judge Upholds Expansion of Ecological Wonder Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

A federal judge rejects Murphy Timber’s challenge to President Obama’s expansion of Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in 2017. The judge rules there was no dispute that President Obama acted within his authority when expanding the national monument and that there was no irreconcilable conflict between the Antiquities Act and the Oregon and California Lands Act.

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