Washington, DC -- An appeals court today ruled that the Navy's plan to build a landing field near the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, home to tens of thousands of waterfowl, was based on a flawed and incomplete environmental review of the project's potential impact. The Court affirmed a lower court ruling against the plan and ordered the Navy to redo the environmental review.
(08/18/2004) - CALIFORNIA -- Today, 43 scientists,
ecologists, and conservation biologists delivered a letter to President
Bush expressing concern about the Bush Administration's environmental policies
in the State of California their disregard for scientific principles, and their
suppression of scientific information.