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Big Thorne timber injunction denied

...include Greenpeace, Cascadia Wildlands, Sierra Club, Alaska Wilderness League, National Audubon Society, Natural Resources Defense Council, Center for Biological Diversity, Greater Southeast Alaska Conservation Community and The Boat Company...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-16/big-thorne-timber-injunction-denied
State | Local
Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

...worse place to look for oil, I don't know what it is," says Niel Lawrence, Alaska director for the Natural Resources Defense Council. "There aren't any proven effective ways of cleaning up an oil spill in the Arctic."But global demand...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/oil-council-shale-wont-last-arctic-dril
State
No endangered listing for prized pinto abalone

...from 80 to 99 percent, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Center for Biological Diversity...disappointing," Brad Sewell, a senior attorney for Natural Resources Defense Council, said Friday. He added that he was still...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-28/no-endangered-listing-prized-pinto-abal
State
Groups sue to protect walrus from drilling

...pending litigation.The six groups - Alaska Wilderness League, Center for Biological Diversity, Greenpeace, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club and Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands - say petroleum exploration and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-11/groups-sue-protect-walrus-drilling
State
Are low oil prices good for the environment?

...environment."Low prices keep the dirty stuff in the ground," says Ashok Gupta, director of programs at the Natural Resources Defense Council.Economists and environmentalists caution that if the price goes too low, and stays there, consumption...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-16/are-low-oil-prices-good-environment
State
Visions of a quick switch

...as 25 million to 30 million board-feet of timber per year could flow to mills.Earlier this year, the Natural Resources Defense Council hired the Conservation Biology Institute to analyze five targeted ranger districts within the Tongass to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-28/visions-quick-switch
Local
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...The sale would produce 116 million board feet of timber.The three conservation groups, along with the Natural Resources Defense Council, are plaintiffs in a second lawsuit brought by Earthjustice against the USFS over the forest-wide Tongass...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-26/environmental-groups-sue-over-big-thorn
Local
My Turn: Time for bold actions on the Tongass now, not in 10 years

...and prosperity for Alaskans. The time for change is now.Recently, the Geos Institute together with the Natural Resources Defense Council, released a report by Mater Engineering (Corvallis Ore.-based forestry firm) on second-growth timber...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-05/my-turn-time-bold-actions-tongass-now
Opinion
From the archives: Grounded tanker spills 270,000 barrels of oil off Alaska

...that this is such a sensitive, very productive area," said Lisa Speer, senior staff scientist with the Natural Resources Defense Council in New York."This is a consequence of North Slope oil development that is rarely mentioned," she said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/grounded-tanker-spills-270000-barrels-o
State
Rio Tinto considers cutting ties to Pebble mine

...value and lowest risks within its portfolio.Northern Dynasty has said it will look for a new partner.The Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group, said Rio Tinto's announcement is the latest indication from the mining industry...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-24/rio-tinto-considers-cutting-ties-pebble
State

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