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Judge orders environmental assessment for observer program in Southeast, along with fishing opportunity and conservation education, sued federal fisheries managers in U.S. District Court in Anchorage over the revised at-sea observer program in December 2012.The revised observer program was implemented...
Judge tosses lawsuit over federal refuge closures

...lawsuit over the closure of national wildlife refuges during the partial federal government shutdown last year.U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason called the case moot in siding with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Department...

...judge said Tuesday in the nation's first ruling finding the no-fly list redress procedures unconstitutional.U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown's decision says the procedures lack a meaningful mechanism for people to challenge their placement...
Judge allows additional briefs in UCIDA lawsuit

...UCIDA asked June 2 to file additional information in response to a question asked during oral argument May 27 in U.S. District Court in Anchorage. Judge Timothy Burgess ordered to allow that information June 5. The federal defendants have until...
Commercial fishing groups, feds, testify on salmon management

...challenging.The federal defendants have said they have the authority to make the change.During oral argument in U.S. District Court in Anchorage, Judge Timothy Burgess asked both sides to answer several questions about deference to federal management...
Pebble sues EPA over attempt to veto mine

...before the permitting process begins. In a statement released in conjunction with Pebble's complaint filed in U.S. District Court of Alaska, company CEO Tom Collier said the suit is not an intent to strip EPA of its regulatory authority under...

...said Carrier. "Apple and Samsung can afford this litigation. The next upstart cannot."In the case in U.S. District Court, Apple is accusing Samsung of infringing on five patents on newer devices, including Galaxy smartphones and tablets...
Fairbanks group sues EPA over pollution plan

...force the state to produce a plan addressing pollution in the Fairbanks North Star Borough. The groups ask the U.S. District Court in Seattle to declare EPA administrator Gina McCarthy in violation of the Clean Air Act because the state has failed...
Measure infringes on personal choice

...agenda on. More specifically, a 1993 EPA study that was performed so unscientifically it was thrown out by a U.S. District Court in 1998. Our own Congressional Research Agency came along and upheld the ruling. The EPA study cited 3,000...
Soldotna man indicted on tax charges

...prosecution.Back is due in Anchorage District Court Friday to enter a plea and decide on representation. Chief U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Beistline has been assigned to the case for trial, according to the release.Reach Dan Balmer at...


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