The Resource Attorney for the environment, 1966-1981 : Center for Law and Social Policy, Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, Department of Justice Division of Lands and Natural Resources :, James W. Moorman ; an interview conducted by Ted Hudson, 1984 ; with an introduction by Mike McCloskey. Sierra Club History Committee [under the auspices of the Regional Oral History Ofice, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley]

Attorney for the environment, 1966-1981 : Center for Law and Social Policy, Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, Department of Justice Division of Lands and Natural Resources :, James W. Moorman ; an interview conducted by Ted Hudson, 1984 ; with an introduction by Mike McCloskey. Sierra Club History Committee [under the auspices of the Regional Oral History Ofice, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley]

Label
Attorney for the environment, 1966-1981 : Center for Law and Social Policy, Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, Department of Justice Division of Lands and Natural Resources :, 1994
Title
Attorney for the environment, 1966-1981
Title remainder
Center for Law and Social Policy, Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, Department of Justice Division of Lands and Natural Resources :
Statement of responsibility
James W. Moorman ; an interview conducted by Ted Hudson, 1984 ; with an introduction by Mike McCloskey. Sierra Club History Committee [under the auspices of the Regional Oral History Ofice, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley]
Inclusive dates
1994
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Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Moorman discusses family, education, and interest in environment; Sierra Clubs Atlantic and Southeast chapters, 1960s; legal cases as attorney in Justice Department's Lands Division, 1966-1969; attorney for Center for Law and Social Policy, 1969-1971: early use of the National Environmental Policy Act in environmental litigation, trans-Alaskan pipeline case, growth of field of environmental law; Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund executive director, 1971-1977: relationship with the club and its legislative program, litigation on wilderness, forestry, clean air issues, Admiralty Island timber sales; assistant attorney general for land and natural resources, 1977-1981: Attorney General Griffin Bell and other members of Carter administration, land acquisition, Indian rights, Alaskan land, toxic . waste issues
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Additional physical form
Audio tape recording of the interview also available. Classified as: Phonotape 2759 C:1-12.
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CU-BANC
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  • Sierra Club History Committee Oral history series
  • Donated oral histories collection
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Moorman, James W
Form designation
oral history transcript
Location of originals duplicates
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
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1934-
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  • Hudson, Ted
  • McCloskey, J. Michael
  • Bancroft Library
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  • Sierra Club
  • United States.
  • Lawyers
  • Environmentalists
  • Environmental law
  • Forestry law and legislation
  • Forest protection
Label
Attorney for the environment, 1966-1981 : Center for Law and Social Policy, Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, Department of Justice Division of Lands and Natural Resources :, James W. Moorman ; an interview conducted by Ted Hudson, 1984 ; with an introduction by Mike McCloskey. Sierra Club History Committee [under the auspices of the Regional Oral History Ofice, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley]
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Publication
Note
Included in the Sierra Club History Committee Oral history series, and in the Donated Oral Histories Collection
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • 1 v. (vii, 168 leaves)
  • 12 cassette tapes.
Materials
  • Transcript:
  • Phonotapes:
Other physical details
port.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1039975340
Terms governing use
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Label
Attorney for the environment, 1966-1981 : Center for Law and Social Policy, Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, Department of Justice Division of Lands and Natural Resources :, James W. Moorman ; an interview conducted by Ted Hudson, 1984 ; with an introduction by Mike McCloskey. Sierra Club History Committee [under the auspices of the Regional Oral History Ofice, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley]
Link
Publication
Note
Included in the Sierra Club History Committee Oral history series, and in the Donated Oral Histories Collection
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • 1 v. (vii, 168 leaves)
  • 12 cassette tapes.
Materials
  • Transcript:
  • Phonotapes:
Other physical details
port.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1039975340
Terms governing use
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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