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Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...Wilderness League are the three plaintiffs listed on a complaint filed in U.S. district court for Alaska by nonprofit environmental law organization Earthjustice against the USFS, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Regional Forester Beth Pendleton...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-26/environmental-groups-sue-over-big-thorn
Local
Advocates: Tailings dam breach a warning for Alaska

...BC and AlaskaOlding said the British Columbian government needs to augment its inspection procedures."Canadian environmental law and regulation has been knocked back in the last two decades," he said. "The mining industry is very important...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/advocates-tailings-dam-breach-warning-a
Local
Judge halts oil, gas development on Chukchi Sea

...saying the federal government failed to follow environmental law before it sold the drilling rights. The lease sale...missing before the sale was relevant or essential under environmental law, or whether the cost of obtaining that information...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072210/sta_680779839.shtml
News
Judge wants better rationale from Corps on CD-5 decision

...Outside environmental group lacked standing in the case.The other plaintiff is Sam Kunaknana, who is represented by environmental law firm Trustees for Alaska. The CBD and Kunaknana cases had previously been merged by Gleason.Gleason made no decision...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-29/judge-wants-better-rationale-corps-cd-5
State
Opinion: Alaska's environmental standards aren't the best in the world

...are the highlights from my search:? The 2014 Environmental Performance Index, conducted by the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy, ranks 178 countries on how well they perform on protection of human health from environmental harm and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-30/opinion-alaskas-environmental-standar
Opinion
KSM part III: 'A perfect storm' for mining push?

...environment," they wrote. "Habitat destruction is the most common reason for species decline."Alberta's nonprofit Environmental Law Centre, which "provides objective information and respected advice," wrote that Canada's changes to the Fisheries...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/ksm-part-iii-perfect-storm-mining-pu
Outdoors
Professor: BC's carbon tax lowered pollution

...encourage the collective population to do something about it.Stewart Elgie, University of Ottowa professor of environmental law and economics, presented a potential solution to Southeast's climate change problems. It's simple, he said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-10-20/professor-bcs-carbon-tax-lowered-pollut
Local
Another regional environmental group?

...board ? including two as Board President.Lastly, our experience is diverse and interdisciplinary, including environmental law, forestry, engineering, forest planning, road location/surveying, hydrology, forest economics, eco-tourism...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2013-04-04/another-regional-environmental-group
Letters
Empty Bowls and Stone Soup

...dozens of artists, Native corporations, mining companies, people experiencing hunger and homelessness, Churches, environmental law firms, outdoor gear shops, caterers, a health food store, bakeries, law firms, a construction company, oil...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-04-28/empty-bowls-and-stone-soup
Neighbors
More ships may have polluted

...about discovered violations of environmental law at the company before it was...authorities a pattern of violations of environmental law on several of its ships. These...felony violations of federal environmental law and paid $18 million as a condition...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080900/Loc_ships.html
Local

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