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October 14, 2016 | Feature

Little Lobbyists for Big Change

One amazing team of intrepid young scientists headed to Washington, D.C, to battle lead contamination.

October 14, 2016 | Blog Post

Recap: This Week In The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Litigation

This past week saw several developments in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's legal fight to protect its drinking water, sacred history and children's future from the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Represented by Earthjustice, the tribe filed a lawsuit on July 27 against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, after the agency granted permits needed for the pipeline to be constructed.

Here's what happened:

October 13, 2016 | Blog Post

Communities Turn the Tide in the Fight to Stop Explosive Oil Trains

Fighting back against the wealthy and powerful oil industry is no small task. But this September, local communities got a boost in the battle to stop explosive oil trains after a little-known federal agency reassured residents that they can say no to local oil shipping terminals.

October 13, 2016 | In the News: NWCN

Supreme Court Hears Case Against 'Environmentally Risky' Oil Terminals

Kristen Boyles, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "That law should apply here. Ecology and the city of Hoquiam did not apply that law. If you applied that law, these projects would be banned. The oil shipping terminals are all risk and no reward for the people of Washington."


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