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May 4, 2016 | Blog Post

Calling All Mothers in a Climate Crisis

Being a mother makes the future present. What day is there when you don’t have a glimpse of your child as a grown-up? I am not a planner when it comes to my own life. I am bad at saving money—that is, I generally don’t. But I can see the smart, funny, capable 18-year-old my son Sher will be, and so, I am evolving a new skill of saving so I can pay for college fifteen years from now.

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.

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