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June 14, 2016 | Blog Post

Protecting Paradise on Pagan Island

The people of the Mariana Islands will fight to protect our homes and our way of life from military intervention as hard as we must and for as long as we must.

June 7, 2016 | Legal Document

Brief for the United States as Amicus Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs-Appelles

This amicus brief addresses the following issues:

1. Whether a discharge of pollutants from a point source to jurisdictional surface waters through groundwater with a direct hydrological connection to jurisdictional surface waters is regulated under the CWA.

2. Whether the site-specific facts here give rise to a “discharge of a pollutant” under the CWA. 2

May 31, 2016 | Legal Document

Notice of Intent to Sue for Violations of the Endangered Species Act Related to Port Everglades, Florida Channel Deepening and Widening

On behalf of Miami Waterkeeper, the Center for Biological Diversity, Florida Wildlife Federation, and Sea Experience, this letter serves as a sixty-day notice of our intent to sue the United States Army Corps of Engineers for violations of the Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. § 1531 et seq., relating to the proposed expansion of Port Everglades Harbor and planned dredging.

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 26, 2016 | Blog Post

Spring Cleaning’s Dirty Secret

A toxic chemical called galaxolide that’s commonly included in household cleaning products has been found to accumulate in our bodies and ecosystems.

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