The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a 2003 exemption on Wednesday that would have made it possible to build roads through the Tongass National Forest.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of spill response plans for Arctic drilling put forward by Royal Dutch Shell.
Less than a week after losing a lawsuit in U.S. District Court, a coalition of conservation groups seeking to stop the Big Thorne Timber Sale has filed a Notice of Appeal.
Tongass Advisory Committee member Eric Nichols says it’s a huge challenge to come up with policies for a viable timber industry without old growth.
Conservation groups that threatened to sue the U.S. Forest Service over the Big Thorne Timber Sale have followed through.
A federal appeals court issued an opinion Wednesday saying the roadless rule should not apply to Alaska’s Tongass National Forest.
A federal appeals court has ruled that the environmental assessment behind a massive oil lease sale off Alaska’s northern coast is faulty.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is seeking more information from Shell about their 2014 Chukchi Exploration Plan.
By 2015, every ship that operates on Alaska’s southern coast will be required to drastically cut their sulfur emissions. The State has been fighting that policy in court, and this week a federal judge threw out their case.