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Pebble mine battle moves to Capitol Hill

...and gold claims before the multi-year assessment process officially began in 2011.The judge in that case, Judge H. Russel Holland, granted Pebble an injunction about a year ago, halting the 404(c) process until the suit is resolved...
Judge sides with Interior secretary in refuge-road dispute

...for a road through a wildlife refuge to ease medical evacuations.In a written order, U.S. District Court Judge H. Russel Holland said there was no violation of a federal environmental law.Congress, in 2009, passed legislation authorizing...
Judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

...alleging federal regulators were in cahoots with opponents of a proposed Alaska mine can proceed.U.S. District Judge H. Russel Holland heard arguments in the case filed by Pebble Limited Partnership against the U.S. Environmental Protection...
Judge allows for subpoena in Pebble lawsuit

...emails from being deleted as part of routine server maintenance by Alaska Communications.U.S. District Court Judge H. Russel Holland ruled that production of the emails wouldn't be required before the start of pre-trial discovery.Pebble...
Judge: Parts of lawsuit vs. EPA over Pebble Mine can proceed

...undermine the agency's proposal to protect parts of the Bristol Bay region from development.U.S. District Judge H. Russel Holland heard arguments on EPA's motion to dismiss last week and dismissed parts of the lawsuit in a written order...
Judge to hear arguments in Pebble case against EPA

...development of the massive gold and copper prospect, which Pebble blasted as an overreach.U.S. District Court Judge H. Russel Holland in December ordered the EPA to stop all work related to that process pending a ruling on the merits of the case...
Judge clarifies order in Pebble Mine case

...restrict or prohibit development of the Pebble Mine, a federal judge says.The action comes after U.S. District Judge H. Russel Holland last month restrained the EPA from taking any action toward a possible decision to veto a mine project until...
Judge orders environmental assessment for observer program

...primarily represents commercial fishers using longline and pot gear, participated in the suit as an intervenor, but Judge H. Russel Holland dismissed their claims because they were time-barred.Holland wrote in an August 6 order that a new EA was...
Trawler owner agrees to pay $250,000 fine

...000 fine for illegally trawling for pollock inside United States waters in the Bering Sea. U.S. District Judge H. Russel Holland approved the settlement Monday. The Coast Guard seized the boat after a search plane spotted in on Nov. 10...
Federal judge decides against citing state attorney

...Alaska's registration law has been deemed unconstitutional for pre-1994 sex offenders. U.S. District Court Judge H. Russel Holland has ordered a halt to prosecutions of such offenders for failing to register. Earlier this month, Russel threatened...


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