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Conservation groups push back on federal lands transfer idea

...Stung by a recent vote in Congress, national conservation groups are mustering opposition to the increasing call...a more responsive decision making."For many conservation groups, the Senate vote narrowly endorsing Murkowski's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-14/conservation-groups-push-back-on-fed
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...violation of conservation principles and shows a blatant disregard for animal welfare," the statement said.Conservation groups protested the exports, saying they were concerned by how the animals were rounded up, with calves separated from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/farai-mutsaka/2015-07-06
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

Three conservation groups filed a lawsuit Friday against...It's the old growth acreage the conservation groups are aiming to protect. The Southeast...board feet of timber.The three conservation groups, along with the Natural Resources...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-26/environmental-groups-sue-over-big-th
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What others say: Court should move quickly to address timber lawsuits

...week; only hours later, conservation groups filed a lawsuit challenging...Given that situation, the conservation groups can already claim victory...uses in the national forest.Conservation groups also filed a lawsuit against...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-27/what-others-say-court-should-move
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Judge won't block plan to kill cormorants to save salmon

...year by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It wants to stop cormorants from eating millions of baby salmon. Conservation groups sought a preliminary injunction. They say hydroelectric dams - not cormorants - are the main threat to salmon...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-11/judge-wont-block-plan-to-kill-cormor
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...threatened species in 1990, it became a symbol for Endangered Species Act protections that harm local economies. Conservation groups won court-ordered logging cutbacks to protect owl habitat, and many Northwest towns relying on the timber industry...

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Seattle mayor: Port needs new permit for Arctic oil fleet

...We're very happy," said Patti Goldman, managing attorney with Earthjustice, which sued the port on behalf of conservation groups. She added that Monday's decision "will obviously keep a cloud over the permit.""This is a dispute between...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-04/seattle-mayor-port-needs-new-permit-
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What's at stake: The debate over Arctic drilling

...facilities to load pipe, drilling mud and everything else needed for a complex underwater drilling operation.Why are conservation groups opposed?People concerned with a warming planet object to additional fossil fuel development. They worry that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-14/whats-at-stake-the-debate-over-arcti
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Shell, Greenpeace spar over Arctic drilling safety zones

...testified Shell has spent upward of $7 billion on its Arctic project.Arctic drilling is strongly opposed by conservation groups, including Greenpeace, that say polar regions are being hammered by climate warming at twice the rate of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-28/shell-greenpeace-spar-over-arctic-dr
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Water rights dispute generates thousands of comments

...case can be considered. A campaign against PacRim's mining proposal by the Chuitna Citizens Coalition and the conservation groups Cook Inletkeeper and Alaskans First produced many of the comments given to DNR. According to an April 7 Chuitna...

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