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The Latest On: Clean Water Act

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.

May 25, 2016 | Legal Document

Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief

This case challenges the failure of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to reinitiate mandatory Endangered Species Act (ESA) consultation regarding a Clean Water Act (CWA) section 404 fill permit the Corps issued for a residential and resort development planned on over 12,000 acres near the San Pedro River in Benson, Arizona.

April 20, 2016 | Blog Post

Senate Democrats Show LEADership on Lead

Senate Democrats, led by Senator Cardin (D-MD), recently introduced legislation to combat lead contamination in water and housing infrastructure.

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