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For some in Yakutat, Timber sale spells grief

...Juneau-based attorney with Earthjustice, the environmental law firm representing the Yakutat tribe in the lawsuit. Earthjustice lawyers point to some of the Forest Service's own documents for the Coyuk sale as evidence. "Many closed temporary...
Conservationists challenge Haines jet boats in court

...other people use on the river," she said. "The wakes of these boats hit the shores with 10 times the force." Earthjustice lawyer Deirdre McDonnell said the lawsuit alleges the permit violates the legislation that established the preserve in...
Groups file suit against road plan

...agencies fully and fairly consider better ways to improve transportation in Lynn Canal," said Michael LeVine, an Earthjustice lawyer representing the plaintiffs. The state is more disappointed than frustrated that the groups have chosen a lawsuit...
Residents fight University Lands Bill

...Murkowski's bill. Parnell's bills take care of the legal issue but do not provide the university guaranteed money, Earthjustice lawyer Kate Glover said. The Juneau firm represented plaintiffs in the lawsuit. "Instead it saddles the university...
Will mine supporters and tailings opponents reconcile?

...decision. Republican Juneau Rep. Cathy Muñoz, an ardent supporter of the mine, said she worried after hearing Earthjustice lawyer Tom Waldo on the radio Monday that the environmentalists he represents might also try to delay the courts' reinstatement...
Groups want Roadless Rule protection for Tongass forest

...the state and timber groups. After six years waiting for an alternate plan, it's time to protect the forest, Earthjustice Lawyer Tom Waldo said Tuesday. Waldo is co-counsel in the lawsuit with the Natural Resources Defense Council. The...
Alaska issues on radar of new administration

...naturally with Obama's pledge to address climate change and move America away from an oil-based economy, said Earthjustice lawyer Eric Jorgenson, who traveled from Juneau to Washington last week. "Under Bush, there was a rush to lease really...


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