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Group to sue to force polar bear recovery plan

...climate models forecasting future Arctic Ocean sea ice.Those models have been found to be too conservative, said Kassie Siegel, the Center for Biological Diversity attorney who wrote the original petition that led to the listing.The five-year...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-16/group-sue-force-polar-bear-recovery-pla
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Group wants polar bears listed

...confront global warming. The federal government repeatedly has denied scientific evidence of global warming, said Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity in Joshua Tree, Calif. A determination that polar bears are threatened would...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103105/sta_20051031009.shtml
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Group petitions to list polar bears as threatened species

...become extinct by the end of the century because their sea ice habitat is melting away due to global warming, contends Kassie Siegel, lead author of the 154-page petition submitted by the Center for Biological Diversity. She contends the United...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021705/sta_20050217004.shtml
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Groups take first steps toward polar bear protection lawsuit

...lawsuit may be filed in federal court. The deadline for Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne's decision was Wednesday. Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity said missing the deadline was illegal and unjustified. "Endangered Species...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011008/sta_20080110007.shtml
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Briefly

...snow. The close association the bird has with glaciers is unique among seabirds, according to the diversity center. Kassie Siegel with the center said global warming poses the greatest threat to the continued survival of the birds. In the 1970s...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051101/Loc_Briefly.html
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...snow. The close association the bird has with glaciers is unique among seabirds, according to the diversity center. Kassie Siegel with the center said global warming poses the greatest threat to the continued survival of the birds. In the 1970s...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051101/Loc_Briefly.shtml
Conservation groups sue to protect polar bears

...plants and animals on the brink of extinction, will provide important protections to this majestic animal," said Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity. "To make sure these bears survive, we need to reduce the global warming...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121605/sta_20051216007.shtml
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Federal officials delay 'challenging' decision on polar bear listing

...will announce they intend to sue the government to urge a speedy decision. "What they're doing is illegal," said Kassie Siegel, climate program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. "And it's also part of a pattern we have experienced...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010808/sta_20080108017.shtml
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Politicians question polar bear protection

...fail to be aware of this research, and therefore I must conclude that it is a deliberate attempt to mislead," said Kassie Siegel, an attorney for the Center Biological Diversity, and the author of the original 154-page petition laying out the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042907/sta_20070429022.shtml
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Judge orders more environmental review of global warming's threat to polar bears

...and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar."The Obama administration has the chance to do right by the polar bear," said Kassie Siegel, an attorney for the group. "They need to decide whether the polar bear gets all the protections that other endangered...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-10-18/judge-orders-more-environmental-review-
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