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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.

September 20, 2018 | In the News: Versus Trump

Earthjustice v. Trump

An interview with Drew Caputo, Earthjustice's Vice President of Litigation for Lands, Oceans, Wildlife

September 19, 2018 | Legal Document

Florida Land-Buying Motion

Plaintiffs Florida Wildlife Federation, Inc., Sierra Club, Inc., St. Johns Riverkeeper, Inc., Environmental Confederation of Southwest Florida, Inc., and Manley Fuller, Florida Defenders of the Environment, Inc., Steven J. Robitaille, Joseph W. Little, James P. Clugston, Lola Holland, Steven M. Holland, and W. Thomas Hawkins move to vacate the automatic stay arising pursuant to Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.310(b)(2).

September 12, 2018 | Legal Document

Notice of Appeal to U.S. Dept. of the Navy, et al re: Mariana Islands Navy Training

Notice is hereby given that Tinian Women Association, Guardians of Gani', Pagan Watch and the Center for Biological Diversity, plaintiffs in the case, hereby appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit from the Judgment in a Civil Action entered in this action on the 22nd day of August, 2018 (ECF No. 95), and from the Amended Decision and Order on Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment entered in this action on the 31st day of August, 2018 (ECF No. 98).

August 29, 2018 | Video

Defending Yellowstone’s Grizzly Bears: Inside the Case

Tim Preso, Earthjustice's lead attorney on the lawsuit challenging the government's illegal decision to strip Yellowstone's grizzly bears of Endangered Species Act protections, explains what's at stake.

August 3, 2018 | Legal Document

Mākua Military Reservation Judge's Settlement Order

On November 7, 2016, Plaintiff Malama Makua filed a complaint alleging that Defendants violated paragraph 8(a) and (b) and paragraph 13 of the Settlement Agreement and Stipulated Order in Malama Makua v. Rumsfeld, Civ. No. 00 -00813 SOM LEK (D. Haw. Oct. 4, 2001) ("2001 Settlement").


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