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June 7, 2016 | Feature

Fighting The Oakland Coal Nightmare

Developers, politicians and Utah coal barons want to bring the state’s largest coal export facility to West Oakland. Who schemed up the idea to send trainloads of coal to one of the most burdened neighborhoods in the area, and who is working to keep this nightmare from becoming a reality?

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 27, 2016 | Blog Post

Dredging Florida’s Corals to Death

After an expansion of the Port of Miami proved disastrous for Florida’s coral reef tract, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning a similar project at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale.

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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