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...conditions of those permits in 2012. U.S. District Judge Marco Hernandez found that the federal agencies violated environmental laws in approving the permits.The drilling would have occurred near Goat Mountain within the Gifford Pinchot National...
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...Wilderness League are the three plaintiffs listed on a complaint filed in U.S. district court for Alaska by nonprofit environmental law organization Earthjustice against the USFS, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Regional Forester Beth Pendleton...
Corps files proposal to justify CD-5 permit

...production pad will impair their subsistence activity.The lawsuit was filed last year by Trustees for Alaska, an environmental law firm, on behalf of the six plaintiffs, against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Earlier this year, Gleason...

...with the federal permit invalidated, the state permit must be vacated as well.Jessie White of the South Carolina Environmental Law Project wrote the state permit required a water quality review. That review was encompassed by issuing the federal...
Groups sue to protect beluga whales in Alaska

...arguments that belugas already are protected by other environmental laws and that the fisheries service failed to consider...for exploration, and that NMFS violated federal environmental law with its finding that seismic surveys would cause...
Comments on spill rules run the gamut are not covered by the requirement, said Nancy Wainwright, senior staff attorney for Trustees for Alaska, an environmental law firm. An important defect in the current state law is a 1997 amendment by the Legislature that any technology system...
Healy plant could lose clean-burning technology

...that was supposed to scrub pollutants from stack emissions and replace it with stuff that doesn't do as good of a job,'' said Peter Van Tuyn, litigation director for the Trustees for Alaska, an Anchorage-based environmental law firm.
Survey spots fewer Cook Inlet belugas in 2011

...November was affirmed by a federal judge, who rejected the state argument that belugas already are protected by other environmental laws and that the fisheries service failed to consider state conservation programs designed to improve the habitat and...
Global warming to be discussed

...graduate of Harvard Law School, where she was the principal founder and co-editor-in-chief of the Harvard Environmental Law Review. "She really knows her stuff," Yaeger said. Being so well versed on such a comprehensive topic can make...
Environmental groups want access to ANWR records

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- An environmental law firm is asking that the White House and Department of Interior release any documents relating to recent discussions on opening...


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