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March 2, 2015 | Legal Document

Port of Seattle Complaint

Complaint against Port of Seattle's Decision to Make Seattle a Homeport for Shell's Arctic Drilling Fleet

February 27, 2015 | Blog Post

At the Feet of My Ancestors

From a young age, I was keenly aware of the concept of injustice. At seven, I watched the Civil Rights era documentary Eyes on the Prize and was convinced that the best way to address injustice was through legal advocacy.  As I grew up, my conviction for the importance of voting and civil engagement continued to grow. One humorous milestone in my civic development involved my local newspaper chronicling my 11 year-old self bemoaning trickle-down economics and wishing I could vote.

February 27, 2015 | Feature

Coal Ash Contaminated Sites & Hazard Dams

Coal ash is the toxic waste formed from burning coal in power plants to make electricity. Hundreds of contaminated sites and spills have occurred among the 1,400+ coal ash waste dumps across the country.

February 26, 2015 | Blog Post

Congress Climate Deniers Attack Clean Power Plan

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan is already on trial just two months into the new Congress.  The first hearing regarding the draft plan was in the Senate Environment and Public Works committee with Acting Assistant Administrator Janet McCabe. Throughout the meeting McCabe dodged heated questions from the Republican leadership in regard to the climate safeguards the agency has proposed.  Of course, what would one expect given that long-time climate science denier, Senator James Inhofe (R-OK), is now the committee chair.

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