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Conservation groups take Big Thorne fight to higher court

...forest."The organizations - SEACC, National Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Audubon Alaska and Alaska Wilderness League - continue to be represented by environmental law organization Earthjustice in the appeals.SEACC Executive...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-28/conservation-groups-take-big-thorne-fig
State | Local | AK legislature
Arizona forest boss to lead Tongass

...Conservation Council, the Sierra Club and the Alaska Wilderness League through nonprofit environmental law organization...young-growth focus has stalled, said Heather Urban, Alaska Wilderness League senior campaign director, in an email. She said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-06/arizona-forest-boss-lead-tongass
State
Sating Southeast's 'timber famine'

...was awarded, three conservation groups - the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, the Sierra Club and the Alaska Wilderness League - brought a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service to stop the sale.Cole said in the fall he anticipated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-15/sating-southeasts-timber-famine
State | Local | AK legislature
Sealaska nears final land claim

...Tongass, and for its plans to log a portion of the acreage. Washington, D.C.-based conservation group Alaska Wilderness League released a statement Wednesday criticizing the bill's advancement."The Tongass National Forest is a world-class...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/sealaska-nears-final-land-claim
Local
Groups sue to protect walrus from drilling

...spokeswoman Andrea Medeiros said by email the agency does not comment on pending litigation.The six groups - Alaska Wilderness League, Center for Biological Diversity, Greenpeace, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club and Resisting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-11/groups-sue-protect-walrus-drilling
State
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up to AFN, thumbs down to stealing from a church

...considered imposing an income tax to make up for the shortfall.Thumbs up to Ward and Lois Irwin. On Tuesday, the Alaska Wilderness League will honor this Washington state couple for their efforts to protect wild places in Alaska over the past 50 years...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-27/empire-editorial-thumbs-afn-thumbs-do
Opinion
USDA: 'We're serious about a transition'

...before that, three conservation groups - the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, the Sierra Club and the Alaska Wilderness League - brought a lawsuit against the Forest Service to stop the sale. Cole said after the conference that he expects...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-20/usda-were-serious-about-transition
Local
Arctic drill ship company pleading to eight felonies

...included in an environmental compliance plan stipulated by the agreement.Cindy Shogan, executive director of the Alaska Wilderness League, said the case speaks to the dangers of drilling in the Arctic, calling it "unsafe, dangerous and irresponsible...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-09/arctic-drill-ship-company-pleading-eigh
State
Comments sought on possible Arctic lease sale

...to come to the table so we can make good decisions going forward."Cindy Shogan, executive director of the Alaska Wilderness League, said her group does not want to see more drilling in the Beaufort, citing the uncertainty of the arctic climate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/comments-sought-possible-arctic-lease-s
State
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...conservation groups are aiming to protect. The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, the Sierra Club and the Alaska Wilderness League are the three plaintiffs listed on a complaint filed in U.S. district court for Alaska by nonprofit environmental...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-26/environmental-groups-sue-over-big-thorn
Local

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