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Feds Pump $1 Million More into Tamiami Trail Planning

Feds Pump $1 Million More into Tamiami Trail Planning

WASHINGTON, DC, December 12, 2008 (ENS) – The National Park Service will provide $1 million to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to evaluate the next course of action needed along the Tamiami Trail to restore water flows to Everglades National Park, federal officials announced today. Completed in 1928, the Tamiami (pronounced tamee-amee) Trail is…

Navy Sonar v. Whales Argued in U.S. Supreme Court

Navy Sonar v. Whales Argued in U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, DC, October 8, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Supreme Court today waded into a dispute between the U.S. military and environmentalists and appeared closely divided over whether a federal judge had the authority to force the Navy to restrict sonar training exercises off the coast of California in order to minimize harm to whales…

Truckers Seek Review of Ruling in SoCal Ports Clean Air Case

Truckers Seek Review of Ruling in SoCal Ports Clean Air Case

LOS ANGELES, California, September 10, 2008 (ENS) – The Clean Truck Program for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has survived a legal challenge by the American Trucking Associations. This federation of motor carriers, state trucking associations, and national trucking conferences had challenged a provision of the program that provides the ports with…

Northern Rockies Wolves Temporarily Back on Endangered List

Northern Rockies Wolves Temporarily Back on Endangered List

MISSOULA, Montana, July 21, 2008 (ENS) – A federal judge has issued a temporary injunction restoring gray wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains to the endangered species list and halting the indiscrimate killing of wolves for the duration of a trial in which conservationist plaintiffs contest the removal of the wolves from the protected list.…

Environmentalists Win a Second Navy Sonar Case This Week

Environmentalists Win a Second Navy Sonar Case This Week

LOS ANGELES, California, February 6, 2008 (ENS) – A federal court in San Francisco today issued a preliminary injunction limiting the area in which the U.S. Navy may train with a low-frequency sonar system, known as Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Low Frequency Active sonar, or SURTASS LFA, that booms low tones at high volume…