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28/9/2013
Scientists specializing in forest ecosystems and climate change called on President Obama today to protect public forests from logging and development in efforts to forestall global warming and compliment the president’s recent proposal for ...   
13/6/2012
The coastal mountains of southeastern Alaska rise steeply from the Pacific Ocean. Fjords and channels separate over 1,000 islands from the mainland. Dressed like fishermen, we traipse through forests and crawl through brush as weather fronts whip ...   
23/5/2011
The fight resurfaces in Washington this week, as the Sealaska Native Corp. makes a case to a Senate committee that it should be able to pick as much as 85,000 acres outside of its original land grants in the forest. The company's picks ...   
10/3/2011
Rainforest, USA, Huffingtonpost
Last week, conservationists won a big victory when a federal judge overturned the Forest Service's exclusion of the Tongass National Forest in Alaska from the Roadless Rule. That means that millions of acres of old-growth trees won't be cut and ...   
17/2/2011
The sweeping new planning rule unveiled last week by the Forest Service should bring federal forest management in line with 21st century forest science and public values, forest experts say.The 94-page draft rule (pdf), which will provide ...   
17/1/2011
Salmon is an economic engine that pumps nearly $1 billion into Southeast Alaska's economy, according to a Trout Unlimited Alaska study. The study released Monday took a comprehensive look at the commercial, sport and personal and ...   
11/1/2011
Rep. Don Young, chairman of a new House subcommittee on American Indian and Alaska Native affairs, says he will battle federal laws such as the Endangered Species Act that have derailed energy and economic development on tribal ...   
17/2/2010
A federal judge has thrown out an industry lawsuit that could have led to more logging and road building in Alaska's Tongass National Forest, the nation's largest federal forest. The ruling by U.S. District Judge John Bates dismisses a ...   
24/8/2009
While the President has been bogged down for the last couple months in an increasingly histrionic health-care debate--which has devolved so far into ridiculousness that one doesn't know whether to laugh or cry--environmental decisions, mostly ...   
5/8/2009
A federal appeals court Wednesday blocked road construction in more than 50 million acres of pristine national forests. The decision by a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstates a 2001 rule put in place by ...   
29/5/2009
The Obama administration is calling for a one-year moratorium on road-building and other development on about 50 million acres of remote national forests. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack issued a directive Thursday reinstating for one ...   
20/10/2008
Barack Obama comes out top against John McCain on green policy positions. But what about voting records? Here the heavy lifting has been done by Environment America , who have searched back through the past few years of Congressional activity to ...   
26/1/2008
More than 3 million acres of pristine wilderness in Alaska's Tongass National Forest would be open to logging and road building under a new management plan released Friday by the U.S. Forest Service. At 17 million acres, roughly ...   
26/1/2008
More than 3 million acres in Alaska's Tongass National Forest would be opened to logging and road building under a Bush administration decision that supporters believe will revive Alaska's timber industry but environmentalists fear will ...   
26/1/2008
Today, the Bush administration put a "for sale" sign on trees in pristine roadless areas of the Tongass rainforest in Alaska - America's largest national forest. This move by Bush officials to reverse roadless area ...   
27/6/2007
The House put spending hikes for the environment, national parks and global warming research center stage Tuesday as lawmakers worked through the Interior appropriations bill. Democrats argue such programs have gotten short ...   
9/4/2007
The Bush administration is taking more flak for its environmental policies from Congress, federal courts, official government watchdog agencies, and the court of public opinion. One probable outcome: It will be more difficult for ...   
14/11/2006
Buoyed by a Democratic victory at the polls November 7 that took both the House and the Senate away from the Republicans, environmental leaders say that when the 110th Congress opens in January, they are planning to play offense for the ...   
1/12/2004
Wise Guys, Grist Magazine
In 1988, the Wise Use movement was founded out of fear that George Bush Sr. was going to live up to his campaign pledge to be "the environmental president." This cabal of anti-environmental activists, organized by federally ...   
15/10/2004
(AP) A wrestling match between environmentalists and the recreation industry over whether snowmobiles should be banned from Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks has once again found its way to the House. The ...   
18/6/2004
The House narrowly voted yesterday to let the Interior Department allow snowmobiles into Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. The Bush administration hailed the 224 to 198 vote, which came a year after the House had ...   
17/6/2004
WASHINGTON - A wrestling match between environmentalists and the recreation industry over whether snowmobiles should be banned from Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks has once again found its way to the House. The ...   
3/6/2004
PRICE, Utah — The topsoil is dry dust for the first 3 or 4 inches until finally there's enough moisture to give it some substance. The surface has the look and feel of sand with scattered vegetation poking through. Small ...   
22/4/2004
United States Divided on Earth Day 2004, Environment News Service
WASHINGTON, DC, April 22, 2004 (ENS) - Earth Day in a Presidential election year is a polarized Earth Day in the United States, with the Bush administration and the Democratic challenger each claiming the best environmental stewardship ...   
25/3/2004
It's the Environment, Stupid, Christian Science Monitor
As George Bush and John Kerry circle each other warily in the early days of the presidential campaign, focusing mainly on war and economic recovery, there's another issue that could make the key difference in a close race. ...   

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