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September 27, 2016 | Blog Post

Regulators’ Failures Expose Hawaiians to Toxic Pesticides, Violating their Civil Rights

The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) and the Agribusiness Development Corporation’s (ADC’s) failure to limit pesticide exposure disproportionately harms Native Hawaiians in West Kauai and on Molokai, who live in great numbers and proportions near spraying operations. These pesticides pollute the air, soil and water resources that these communities rely upon.

HDOA requires no buffer zones between large-scale pesticide spraying operations and schools.

September 27, 2016 | Legal Document

Proposed Consent Decree (Mill Creek)

If approved by the Court, this settlement will resolve the active lawsuit between the two organizations over discharged water at LG&E’s Mill Creek Generating Station under a permit issued by the Kentucky Division of Water.

September 27, 2016 | Legal Document

Motion For Consent Decree (Mill Creek)

Plaintiff Sierra Club and Defendant Louisville Gas and Electric Company move to lodge the attached Consent Decree and Appendix with the Court for later entry in accordance with the following paragraph of this joint motion. The Consent Decree represents a settlement of all claims presented by Sierra Club against LG&E in this case. The parties represent that the settlement terms are appropriate, reasonable, and in the public interest.

September 22, 2016 | Job Post

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