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August 3, 2012 | Press Release

Federal Judge Strikes Down Latest Atlantic Herring Management Plan

U.S. District Court Judge Gladys Kessler has found that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) acted illegally in approving the plan put together by the New England Fisheries Management Council known as Amendment 4 and tossed out the entire amendment.

August 2, 2012 | Feature

Too Old, Too Dirty To Live

In the heart of coal country, an old power plant may quit its polluting coal habit, thanks to relentless pressure from Earthjustice attorneys. The Big Sandy coal-fired power plant burns through 90 railroad cars of coal daily. A near billion dollar upgrade was proposed—but the price tag would have been passed along to Kentucky ratepayers.