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January 20, 2015 | Case

Defending Hawaii's Solar Advances

A coalition of clean energy groups have petitioned the Hawaiʻi PUC to complete its ongoing work to plan Hawaiʻi’s energy future before considering the proposed acquisition of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Hawai'i's main electric utility, by Florida-based NextEra Energy.

January 16, 2015 | Feature

Ripple Effect

After years of citizen action and court battles, "The Four Great Waters" of Maui are finally coming back to life. But the larger fight to uphold public and native Hawaiian water rights continues.

December 31, 2014 | Feature

Legal Docket 2015: Highlights

With the generous investment of our members, we have taken on some of the biggest environmental challenges across the country, expanding our legal docket to more than 370 active cases. See highlights from this year's Legal Docket.

November 24, 2014 | Blog Post

Protecting Marine Eardrums

Navy training is essential to national security, but there's a way to minimize the harm that it inflicts on marine mammals.

November 24, 2014 | Case

Defending Maui Residents from Pesticides and GE Contamination

A coalition of Maui and Molokaʻi residents, farmers, and public interest groups, represented by Center for Food Safety and Earthjustice, has filed papers in Honolulu federal district court to defend the County of Maui’s recently passed genetically engineered crop safety initiative from a legal challenge by multinational chemical companies.

November 20, 2014 | Case

Saving the Bigeye Tuna

Conservation groups have sued the National Marine Fisheries Service over a new rule allowing the Hawai‘i-based longline fleet to fish beyond limits set by international agreements meant to protect bigeye tuna and other imperiled marine species.

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