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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 of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-08/greenpeace-has-earned-a-contempt-cit
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Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...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 rehear...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-29/tongass-exemption-to-roadless-rule-o
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What others say: Forest politics

...and 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-05/what-others-say-forest-politics
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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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...century law 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sudhin-thanawala/2015-07-27
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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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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Court sets high bar on states' campaign contribution limits

...corruption, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.The ruling, which affects the nine states under the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, uses the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision to raise the bar for states to justify...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-26/court-sets-high-bar-on-states-campai
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Battle flag at center of Supreme Court free speech case

...Confederate flag offensive. But that fact does justify the board's decision," Judge Edward Prado of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans wrote.Texas' main argument to the Supreme Court is that the license plate is not like...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-22/battle-flag-at-center-of-supreme-cou
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Gay marriage: Alaska, Arizona couples win fight

...had already married.The state filed notice of appeal to 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and sought a stay while the appeal is being considered...with Burgess' ruling but will file a request for the full 9th Circuit Court to hear its appeal.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-18/gay-marriage-alaska-arizona-couples-
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