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September 29, 2014 | Blog Post

More Coal Ash Disasters in Waiting

Late last month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency quietly released inspection reports of coal ash ponds at 26 plants in 11 states. At eight plants, the agency found toxic lagoons in poor condition, encompassing almost a third of all the sites.

September 26, 2014 | Video

Little Blue: A Broken Promise

A small community was promised a recreational dream. Instead, they got a toxic nightmare. In this video, watch their battle against coal ash, a toxic waste that is polluting hundreds of similar communities across America.

September 26, 2014 | Press Release

Community Groups Appeal Court Decision Against Kaua‘i Pesticide Disclosure Law

Four nonprofit organizations—Ka Makani Ho‘opono, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network North America and Surfrider Foundation—represented by Earthjustice and Center for Food Safety, have appealed the lower court decision invalidating Kaua‘i’s pesticide disclosure law, formerly known as Bill 2491 or Ordinance 960.

September 25, 2014 | Blog Post

Glimmers of Hope in the Global Effort to Save Bluefin Tuna

Imagine meeting a 40-year-old fish that weighs 1,500 pounds and can accelerate faster than a sports car. Bluefin tuna are a top-of-the-food-chain fish and certainly one of the most impressive creatures in the ocean. Bluefin are also one of the most lucrative fish species to catch.

Buyers in the Japanese raw fish (sushi) markets set new records each year for the amount of cash they are willing to pay, and a worldwide fleet of fishers is eager to collect this cash.

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