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Empire Editorial: With new plan for The Road, history shows a lawsuit will follow

...reserving judgement), history tells us it won't be good enough for these groups. Nothing ever seems to be.If environmental groups want the public and the state to continue listening to their concerns, they have to stop crying wolf every time...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-21/empire-editorial
Opinion
Update: State seeks to intervene in timber lawsuits

...motions to intervene in three lawsuits filed by environmental groups against a proposed timber sale by the U.S. Forest...Southeast Alaska Conservation Council and other environmental groups. The second Earthjustice lawsuit alleges the 2008...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-16/state-seeks-intervene-timber-lawsuits
State
To protect the old trees, Tongass Advisory Committee considers the right way to cull the young

...of incentive to bring a product out," she said.Timber companies need logs to keep their sawmills going and environmental groups have pushed young-growth logging as a way to preserve old-growth forests intact. Still, there are drawbacks...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-11/protect-old-trees-committee-considers-r
Local
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

Three conservation groups filed a lawsuit Friday against the U.S. Forest Service in another attempt to stop the controversial Big Thorne timber sale.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-26/environmental-groups-sue-over-big-thorn
Local
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
Court agrees to review Roadless Rule

...The Bush administration in 2003 created a special exemption for the Tongass. The organized village of Kake and environmental groups sued, and a U.S. District Court judge ruled the exemption decision was arbitrary and capricious.The state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-31/court-agrees-review-roadless-rule
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
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
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
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

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