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July 25, 2016 | Legal Document

Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief ADC NPDES

Defendant Agribusiness Development Corporation (“ADC”) has been violating, and continues to violate, the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, also known as the Clean Water Act (“CWA”), 33 U.S.C. §§ 1251–1388, by discharging polluted drainage waters from the Mānā Plain drainage canal system it owns, operates, and maintains, including but not limited to the canals, two pumping stations, and seven drainage ditch outfalls in West Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i.

July 25, 2016 | Case

Defending West Kaua‘i Waters from Pollution by Agribusiness Development Corporation

Earthjustice, on behalf of community groups Na Kiaʻi Kai, Surfrider Foundation, and Pesticide Action Network, have sued Hawaiʻi’s Agribusiness Development Corporation for violating the Clean Water Act by polluting waters along Kauaʻi’s West Side, and both ADC and the state Department of Health for abdicating their constitutional duties to conserve and protect these water resources.

May 27, 2016 | Blog Post

Celebrating Clean Water Protections

One year ago, we celebrated new clean water protections, but we still have a long way to go to achieve drinkable, swimmable, fishable waterways for all.

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