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Anacostia Pollutant Discharges Challenged

Case Overview

The Anacostia River in the nation's capital is badly polluted by raw sewage and stormwater. A lawsuit challenges inadequate pollution limits for the river.

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April 24, 2013 | Blog Post

Friday Finds: Seafood S.O.S.

Seafood lovers hooked on $1 oyster nights may soon have to find a new source of comfort for the work week blues.

September 29, 2011 | Feature

Salve for River Sickness

Suzanne Helakas, an Earthjustice Foundations Officer, shares her recollection of her second day on the job in the Washington, D.C. office, traveling on the Anacostia River.

March 24, 2008 | Legal Document

Blue Plains Operating Permit Denial

Washington DC's biggest pollution point source must have a permit that follows the law and protects water quality standards

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