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Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

...group that seeks to protect hunters' rights and promote wildlife conservation. In addition, some states and environmental groups challenged, in other courts, the listing of polar bears as threatened.That, in turn, prompted such anti-hunting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/hunters-fight-bring-polar-bear-trophies
State
ANTHC receives grant to study contaminants in Bering Sea

...at whether the proposal was technically sound and fit the EPA's mission. Tribal governments, universities, environmental groups and others were all eligible to apply.ANTHC's application fell into the climate change category."Their application...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-04/anthc-receives-grant-study-contaminants
State
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...attracted the attention of environmental groups in the state because of a...governments.Also during the environmental groups' visit to D.C., they...had complaints from B.C. environmental groups.Zimmer was on a different...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-27/anti-ksm-groups-seek-federal-help
Local | Outdoors
Feds mull Alaska's petition to delist humpbacks

...of humpback whales is gone, and it should be removed from the Endangered Species Act," Vincent-Lang said.Environmental groups have said North Pacific whales continue to be vulnerable to factors including increased shipping, climate change...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-26/feds-mull-alaskas-petition-delist-humpb
State
Concerns rise over new Coast Guard rules

...the health and safety of their citizens," several California state officials told the agency in a May letter.Environmental groups in Massachusetts, Washington and Alaska have raised concerns, but others say the proposal would bring needed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-16/concerns-rise-over-new-coast-guard-rule
State
Village sues feds to open road in refuge

...Wildlife analysis saying the exchange could not compensate for the special qualities of existing refuge lands.Environmental groups strongly oppose the road for the precedent it would set in refuges and for damage it would create in world-class...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-05/village-sues-feds-open-road-refuge
State
Forest Service will get public's help as it drafts logging plan for Tongass

...Forest Service says.But in order for this to happen, a balance must be struck between the timber industry and environmental groups, according to forest supervisor Forrest Cole."For the past several decades we have a significant conflict with...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-23/forest-service-will-get-publics-help-it
Local
Feds mull Alaska's petition to delist humpbacks

...of humpback whales is gone, and it should be removed from the Endangered Species Act," Vincent-Lang said.Environmental groups have said North Pacific whales continue to be vulnerable to factors including increased shipping, climate change...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-25/feds-mull-alaskas-petition-delist-humpb
State
Judges say Arctic offshore lease sale was flawed

...Wednesday ruled in favor of environmental groups that claimed the federal...billion barrels of oil.Environmental groups said that was too low and...Grafe said by phone that the environmental groups want drilling suspended immediately...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-23/judges-say-arctic-offshore-lease-sale-w
State | AK legislature
Groups seek decision on southeast wolves

ANCHORAGE - Two environmental groups say the federal government is taking too long to decide whether...related to the sale could threaten the wolf population.The two environmental groups petitioned to list Alexander Archipelago wolves in August...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-13/groups-seek-decision-southeast-wolves
State

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