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April 5, 2012 | Case

Fighting for Federal Regulation of Coal Ash

Earthjustice is suing the federal government to adopt federal protections for coal ash, which contains toxic chemicals like arsenic, mercury and lead, is dumped into unlined and unmonitored pits and landfills every day, threatening drinking water supplies, aquatic life and public health.

March 20, 2012 | Feature

Down to Earth: David Henkin on Oahu's Makua Valley

Earthjustice Press Secretary Kari Birdseye speaks with David Henkin, an attorney in our Mid-Pacific office. For almost two decades, Henkin has worked to force the U.S Army to stop live-fire training operations at the Mākua Military Reservation on Oʻahu. A culturally and ecologically important area, Mākua is home to scores of ancient Hawaiian artifacts, cultural sites and nearly 50 endangered plants and animals.

March 17, 2012 | Blog Post

Uranium Industry Attack on Grand Canyon

At the beginning of the last century, Ralph H. Cameron was a booster of the Grand Canyon. He wanted to promote – and cash in on - the Canyon as a tourist destination. He helped expand Bright Angel Trail, now one of the most popular trails into the Canyon from the South Rim.  But at a price; he charged a toll to visitors.

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