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Pebble mine battle moves to Capitol Hill the Pebble mine," Smith said in a statement to open the hearing.In its ongoing lawsuit against the EPA in U.S. District Court of Alaska, Pebble contends the agency violated the Federal Advisory Committee Act by working with anti-mine...
State: About 285 same-sex couples wed in Alaska in past year

...including Hamby and Shelden, had been married outside the state. The fifth couple was unmarried at the time.U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess, in striking down the ban, said refusing the rights and responsibilities afforded by legal...
Judge sides with Interior secretary in refuge-road dispute

...Department's refusal to allow 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...
Greenpeace has earned a contempt citation

...actions. The only question now is how long Alaska U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason will continue to allow Greenpeace...but five different motions filed in the Alaska U.S. District Court and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals seeking to...
Voices of Alaska: Time for a peace treaty between Alaska and its Tribes

...joined other tribal plaintiffs in challenging this 'Alaska exclusion rule' as illegal and discriminatory. The U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. recently agreed with the tribal plaintiffs, and struck down the Department of the Interior's...
What others say: In light of ruling, Alaska dropping same-sex marriage appeal

...survivor benefits as well, citing constitutional guarantees to equal protection under the law.In October 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess ruled Alaska's same-sex marriage ban was unconstitutional. It was part of a watershed...
Judge to hear arguments in Pebble case against EPA

...restrict or prohibit 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...
Judge allows for subpoena in Pebble lawsuit

...the request to keep 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...
Cal Thomas: Sunshine Week should turn up the heat

...about why it received the designation and about the specific criteria used to determine it, has filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, "challenging a final decision by the Council to designate MetLife as a nonbank...
Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt, sets escalating fines for bridge protest

...contracted to work in the Arctic for Shell or face fines ramping up each day until it does.An annoyed-looking Alaska U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason imposed a fine of $2,500 per hour beginning at 10 a.m. Alaska Time Thursday on Greenpeace...


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