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Groups sue to protect walrus from drilling

...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 drilling will harm a species...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-11/groups-sue-protect-walrus-drilling
State
USDA: 'We're serious about a transition'

...mid-sized timber mill. A little before that, three conservation groups - the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, the Sierra Club and the Alaska Wilderness League - brought a lawsuit against the Forest Service to stop the sale. Cole said after the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-20/usda-were-serious-about-transition
Local
Court says coal discharge into bay is illegal

...Community Action on Toxics and the Alaska chapter of the Sierra Club."Hopefully, the district court judge will rule on...from happening in the future," said Russ Maddox, a Sierra Club volunteer and activist, by phone from Seward.A spokesman...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-04/court-says-coal-discharge-bay-illegal
State
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...the old growth acreage the conservation groups are aiming to protect. The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, the Sierra Club and the Alaska Wilderness League are the three plaintiffs listed on a complaint filed in U.S. district court for Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-26/environmental-groups-sue-over-big-thorn
Local
Empire Editorial: With new plan for The Road, history shows a lawsuit will follow

...Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, Sierra Club, Earthjustice, Alaska Wilderness...run-of-the-mill bluster.SEACC, Sierra Club, Alaska Wilderness League and...using the financial backing of the Sierra Club Defense Fund.Schnabel Lumber...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-21/empire-editorial
Opinion
Feds: No listing for Southeast herring

...within the foreseeable future," the agency said.The Sierra Club of Juneau in 2007 petitioned NOAA Fisheries to list Pacific...Mark Rorick, chairman of the Tongass chapter of the Sierra Club, which was the former Juneau chapter, said he was disappointed...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-04/feds-no-listing-southeast-herring
Outdoors
Today in History

...first woman to make a nontethered flight aboard a Montgolfier hot-air balloon, over Lyon, France.In 1892, the Sierra Club was incorporated in San Francisco.In 1919, Congress approved the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-04
Local
Five good reads: Jeff Brady

...Washington, Georgia and Arizona to spend time with the "Archdruid," David Broder, the ousted former leader of the Sierra Club and now president of a new group called Friends of the Earth. As these arch-enemies encounter the land in question...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-11-07/five-good-reads-jeff-brady
Art
Conservationists look to end old-growth logging

...the House of Representatives and dozens of conservation organizations - including the Sitka Conservation Society, the Sierra Club, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Audubon Society - signed on to two letters recently sent to U.S. Agriculture...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-29/conservationists-look-end-old-growth-lo
State
For Alaskans, orca film might stir memories of '80s-era controversy

...at SeaWorld. Putting something in a cage, it makes it no longer what it is."A lawsuit was filed, backed by the Sierra Club and a joint resolution in the Alaska Senate and House (sponsored by Sen. Vic Fischer and Rep. Mike Szymanski). And...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-08-15/alaskans-orca-film-might-stir-memories-80
Art

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