Alaska issue gets spot on Supreme Court agenda

...rule's application to the Tongass National Forest, but that exemption was challenged in 2009 by groups including the Sierra Club, Greenpeace and the Organized Village of Kake.In 2011, an Alaska U.S. District Court judge ruled on the Kake...
Feds allow Shell to drill for oil in Arctic

...summer sea ice. They say oil companies have not demonstrated that they can clean up a spill in water choked by ice.Sierra Club executive director Michael Brune said in a statement that President Obama's decision to grant Shell the final drilling...
Damaged Shell icebreaker arrives in Oregon for repairs

...undercut his climate legacy and gave conditional approval to Shell to drill in the Arctic," Dan Ritzman, director of Sierra Club's Arctic campaign, said in a statement.Environmentalists worry the Arctic's remoteness and rugged conditions...
Groups want Shell's Arctic plans stopped after ship damaged

...Alaska Wilderness League, Center for Biological Diversity, League of Conservation Voters, Oceana, Audubon Alaska, Greenpeace USA, Ocean Conservancy, Natural Resource Defense Council, Northern Alaska Environmental Center and Sierra Club.
Clinton distances from Obama on climate change

...Secretary Clinton for standing up for what science, the will of the American people and common sense demand," said Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune.But Clinton's Republican opponents pushed back, working to portray the Democrat...
Empire Editorial: King Cove's road is an imperfect but necessary solution

...were more than 70,000 form letters submitted by members of the Alaska Wilderness League, Defenders of Wildlife, Sierra Club and National Wildlife Refuge Association saying as much.In this case, however, a road will protect lives at minimal...
State authorized to export LNG to non-free-trade countries

...opposition" that the Department of Energy receives during the permitting process was from the environmentalist group the Sierra Club, which Persily said has filed objections to every pending LNG export application. Persily said the objection was to...
Groups sue agency to block Shell's Arctic offshore drilling

...Friends of the Earth, National Audubon Society, Natural Resources Defense Council, Northern Alaska Environmental Center, Pacific Environment, Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands, Sierra Club and The Wilderness Society.
Conservation groups take Big Thorne fight to higher court

...hunters as well as recreational use of the forest."The organizations - SEACC, National Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Audubon Alaska and Alaska Wilderness League - continue to be represented by environmental law organization Earthjustice...
State | Local | AK legislature
Arizona forest boss to lead Tongass

...according to a past Empire report. Most recently, the service was sued by the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, the Sierra Club and the Alaska Wilderness League through nonprofit environmental law organization Earthjustice over the Big Thorne sale...


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