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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.

May 17, 2019 | In the News: KTUU

Attorney: Tongass old-growth logging “plain violation” of environmental law

Tom Waldo, Attorney, Alaska Regional Office, Earthjustice: "The agency is required to take a hard look at specific impacts of an action in specific places. So you can't just generalize across the whole island and say, 'well, we'll log somewhere.' This is a brazen attempt by the forest service to rewrite the rules for timber sales."

May 7, 2019 | Legal Document

Prince of Wales Timber Sale Complaint

Earthjustice is representing eight conservation groups in a lawsuit challenging the proposed Prince of Wales timber sale, the largest logging project in a generation.

October 22, 2018 | Feature

Insider Briefing: Meet Abigail Dillen

New President Abigail Dillen discusses her vision for Earthjustice’s future as the organization battles the assault on environmental safeguards and pushes for a rapid shift to 100% clean energy.

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