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May 1, 2013 | Case

Suing City of Rochelle, GA, Over Decades of Sewage Dumping

In Rochelle, Georgia, environmental injustices abound as the city government continues to discharge the city’s raw sewage onto the properties of African-American citizens. Earthjustice is suing the city under the Clean Water Act to stop the unpermitted discharges of raw sewage.

April 24, 2013 | Blog Post

Friday Finds: Seafood S.O.S.

Seafood lovers hooked on $1 oyster nights may soon have to find a new source of comfort for the work week blues.

March 28, 2013 | Feature

Teleconference: Clean Water for Florida

For more than two decades, Earthjustice has been working to implement effective regulations to restore Florida’s waterways and halt destructive practices and projects. Managing Attorney David Guest discusses how Earthjustice is protecting Florida’s water and the national implications of that work.

March 21, 2013 | Feature

Water Wars: Q&A with Attorney Jennifer Chavez

Attorney Jennifer Chavez discusses Earthjustice's work on water issues, from cleaning up the Anacostia River in our nation's capital, to combating stormwater pollution and toxic algae outbreaks.

February 14, 2013 | Blog Post

Anti-Slime Brigade Packs Florida EPA Meeting

In a fantastic show of grassroots support for clean water, Floridians packed a Environmental Protection Agency meeting in Tampa on Jan. 16, saying they are fed up with repeated slimy algae outbreaks on the state’s beaches, rivers, spring and streams

More than 150 protested, and they wore fluorescent green T-shirts saying, “Ask me about slime.” They asked the EPA to stay strong and enforce pollution limits for sewage, manure and fertilizer—three culprits which are fueling algae outbreaks all over the state.

January 17, 2013 | Blog Post

EPA Holds Slime Hearings In Florida

Clean water activists showed up in force today at the first of two US EPA meetings in Tampa to discuss setting limits on water pollution that comes from fertilizer, animal waste and sewage effluent.

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