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May 3, 2016 | Legal Document

Notice of Intent: Agribusiness Development Corporation

Earthjustice, on behalf of community groups Na Kia‘i Kai, Surfrider Foundation, and Pesticide Action Network, sent notice to the state Agribusiness Development Corporation that it intends to sue the agency for illegally polluting ocean waters on Kaua‘i’s west side.

May 2, 2016 | Blog Post

Copping Out on Copper Mine Contamination

Written by Peggy Pauly, a wife, mother and home-school teacher in Yerington, Nevada. Peggy has been working with the Great Basin Resource Watch, an Earthjustice client, on cleaning up the abandoned Anaconda Mine near her home.

May 2, 2016 | Legal Document

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Petition

On March 31, 2016, the Commission approved the Third Supplemental Stipulation1 in this proceeding, which sets forth an Electric Security Plan (“ESP”) for the Ohio Edison Company, The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, and The Toledo Edison Company (collectively, “FirstEnergy” or “Companies”). Rehearing is necessary because the Commission‟s Order is unlawful and unreasonable. Simply put, the governing law and the facts of this case do not, and cannot, justify forcing customers to assume the risks of merchant generation while guaranteeing FES and its shareholders all of their costs and a rate of return.

April 29, 2016 | Blog Post

Five (True!) Tall Tales About Trees

Approaching its 150–year anniversary, this year’s Arbor Day falls on April 29. The tree planting festival began with Julius Sterling Morton, a pioneer who in 1852 settled on the then-treeless plains of Nebraska.

April 29, 2016

Emily Jacke

Emily Jacke is a Development Assistant at Headquarters in San Francisco.

April 28, 2016 | Blog Post

Congress Begins Pushing ‘Poison–Pill’ Riders Once Again

Spring has come to Washington, D.C., and the congressional appropriations process—the process by which the government is funded—has emerged from hibernation after last year’s budget deal. The year began with calls from both the Senate and the House of Representatives for “regular order,” which long ago meant getting all of the budget bills that fund different parts of the government completed on time and signed into law individually.


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