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April 29, 2013 | Blog Post

Goldman Prize Winners: Making a Difference

It is easy sometimes to feel like the problems of the world are just too large for any one person to tackle. Whether it is a global issue like climate change or more local struggles against ancient coal plants polluting the neighborhood, it feels like there are always powerful interests standing in the way. That’s why I am thankful for the Goldman Environmental Prize because it shows us just how incredible a difference one caring person can make.

April 29, 2013 | Case

Challenging the Approval of Dangerous Rat Poisons

Years of public pressure, coupled with legal pressure from Earthjustice, successfully convinced a manufacturer to stop producing super-toxic rat poisons that were harming children and wildlife.

April 25, 2013 | Case

Protecting Waterways from TVA's Gallatin Coal Plant

The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Gallatin coal plant is dumping toxic wastewater into unlined ponds, which is harming the local environment. Additionally, the plant’s cooling apparatus routinely kills tens of thousands of fish and other aquatic life that get trapped in the machinery every year. Earthjustice is working to stop Gallatin’s pollution and force it to update its outdated cooling system.