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Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...The Tongass will be roadless once more.The U.S. 9th Circuit Court today upheld a lower court ruling 6-5 that overturned...and out of courts ever since. In March 2014, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the exemption but decided to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-29/tongass-exemption-to-roadless-rule-o
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Greenpeace has earned a contempt citation

...to not one, not two, not three, but five different motions filed in the Alaska U.S. District Court and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals seeking to have the injunction stayed.Shell is alleging that Greenpeace USA never had any intention...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-08/greenpeace-has-earned-a-contempt-cit
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Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt, sets escalating fines for bridge protest

...but need to be off the ropes beneath the structure.Greenpeace immediately appealed Gleason's decision to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and a hearing has been set for August.Early Thursday before the hearing, the activists lowered themselves...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-30/judge-finds-greenpeace-usa-in-contem
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US Supreme Court won't consider Seward coal pollution appeal

...Alaska Railroad's loading system in Seward violates the federal Clean Water Act.A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in September reversed a decision by U.S. District Court Judge Tim Burgess, who ruled that incidental...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-09/us-supreme-court-wont-consider-sewar
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What others say: Economies, like species, must evolve or die

...again exempt from the Roadless Rule.The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 this week to reinstate exempt...what the District Court will do, but the fact the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals returned it is a positive sign. It's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-01/what-others-say-economies-like-sp
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Shell moves closer to gaining offshore drilling approval

...challenges. Earth Justice has filed with the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals a new appeal of Shell's exploration plan...that will be followed up by a brief. In May 2010 the 9th Circuit court upheld a previous exploration plan for the Beaufort...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-10-06/shell-moves-closer-to-gaining-offsho
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Judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

...Pebble backers sued over that process but Holland ruled the legal action was premature. A panel of judges from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Holland's decision Thursday.In the separate lawsuit that Holland heard Thursday, Pebble alleges...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-28/judge-hears-motion-to-dismiss-suit-o
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...conveyor belt into Resurrection Bay at Seward, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a decision by U.S. District Court Judge Tim Burgess and ruled that coal dropped into the ocean...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dan-joling/2014-09-03
Appeals court puts gay marriage on hold

...marriages in Alaska, just hours before most couples would be allowed to tie the knot.A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco granted a temporary halt until late Friday morning to allow the state to take its case...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-15/appeals-court-puts-gay-marriage-on-h
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Judge considers fate of Alaska gay marriage ban

...the U.S. Supreme Court refused to intervene in the issue, making gay marriage legal in a number of states. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, to which Alaska belongs, the following day struck down similar bans in Idaho and Nevada. Each side...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-11/judge-considers-fate-of-alaska-gay-m
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