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What others say: Sturgeon case vital for Alaska's sovereignty

...should be glad that he did.A federal judge in Anchorage ruled against him, though, as did the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. In both instances, the language in Section 103 of ANILCA may have fallen subject to a version of understanding...
What others say: One for the Supremes

...on the roadless rule in the Tongass National Forest.The Tongass was exempted from the roadless rule by a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals split decision in early 2014, but, this past July, another and larger 9th Circuit panel ruled that the Tongass...
Arts & Entertainment

...four-game suspension of New England quarterback Tom Brady in the "Deflategate" controversy.The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Tuesday that oral arguments could be heard as early as Feb. 1. The NFL and the NFL Players Association...
Greenpeace has earned a contempt citation, 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 of complying...
Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...was successfully appealed in 2011. The issue has been in and out of courts ever since. In March 2014, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the exemption but decided to rehear arguments. The en banc court, which means all 9th Circuit judges...
What others say: Forest politics

...potential energy sources within significant areas of the Tongass National Forest.On Wednesday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals narrowly upheld the Roadless Rule on a 6-5 vote, saying, in part, that the administration of George W. Bush...
Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt, sets escalating fines for bridge protest

...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 into...
News that gives federal officials authority to manage shark fishing off the California coast, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said. It also does not significantly interfere with interstate commerce, the court found.The 2-1 ruling...
US Supreme Court won't consider Seward coal pollution appeal

...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 coal...
Judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

...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 that...


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