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September 10, 2015 | Feature

The Perfect Crime: What's Killing All the Bees?

Honey bee colonies have experienced widespread die-offs. Many beekeepers believe a class of pesticides are weakening their bees. Mega-corporations are making a killing off their pesticides—but are they also getting away with murder? View the photo essay.

July 22, 2015 | Feature

The California Drought

Who gets the water and who's hung out to dry? The historic drought has dredged up old feuds over who can lay claim to water in a thirsty state. As the powerful lobby for the agricultural industry—which currently consumes 80% of California's water supply—cries for more water to be pumped to their farms in the arid regions of the Central Valley, just who would be left high and dry?

July 20, 2015 | Feature

Map: Crude-by-Rail Across America

Railroad shipments of volatile crude oil into America's cities have dramatically increased, with explosive results. See a map of major crude oil train accidents since 2012—and the communities that are fighting back.

December 3, 2013 | Feature

Voyaging Back From an Age of Extinction

Steller’s sea cow was the first to disappear after a voyage of discovery accelerated a wave of extinction in North America. The tiny palila bird was the first to benefit from Earthjustice’s use of a law passed to end the extinctions.

May 31, 2016 | Case

Protecting Threatened Reefs in Florida

A coalition of environmental and SCUBA organizations are challenging the failure to prevent damage to corals in an upcoming Fort Lauderdale dredging project, following a disastrous project in Miami.

May 31, 2016 | Legal Document

Notice of Intent to Sue for Violations of the Endangered Species Act Related to Port Everglades, Florida Channel Deepening and Widening

On behalf of Miami Waterkeeper, the Center for Biological Diversity, Florida Wildlife Federation, and Sea Experience, this letter serves as a sixty-day notice of our intent to sue the United States Army Corps of Engineers for violations of the Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. § 1531 et seq., relating to the proposed expansion of Port Everglades Harbor and planned dredging.

May 31, 2016 | Letter

Port Everglades: Letter to NMFS

RE: Request to withdraw biological opinion associated with the Port Everglades expansion project and reinitiate consultation

May 18, 2016 | Legal Document

Dusky Shark: Settlement Agreement

In a court settlement, the National Marine Fisheries Service agrees to develop and new rule to address dusky shark conservation and management, as required by the Magnuson-Stevens Act.

May 13, 2016 | Feature

Fixing The Leaky Oil & Gas Industry

Too many communities have been left to deal with fallouts from an aging, failure-prone fossil fuel infrastructure network. One such disaster occurred at the Aliso Canyon gas storage facility near the Southern California community of Porter Ranch.

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