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April 18, 2017 | Legal Document

Mediation Agreement for the Waimea Watershed Area

Agreement concluding a year-long mediation involving Pōʻai Wai Ola, the state-run Agribusiness Development Corporation, the Kekaha Agriculture Association, the Department of Hawaiian Homelands, and the Kauaʻi Island Utility Cooperative. Under the agreement, tens of millions of gallons of water each day will be restored to the Waimea River and its headwaters, and no diversion will ever be a total diversion again.

April 18, 2017 | Blog Post

Mega-Dairies Mean Mega Waste for New York Communities

Earthjustice is suing the state of New York for allowing huge industrial dairies to spread tons of manure onto nearby land without adequate safeguards—threatening local waters and communities.

March 30, 2017 | Case

Halting Humboldt Bay Bird Habitat Destruction

In an effort to protect one of the most important places for migratory birds on the Pacific Coast, Earthjustice is representing conservation and hunting groups in a lawsuit to stop a large expansion of oyster farming in Humboldt Bay that will dramatically increase the footprint of existing oyster operations.

March 22, 2017 | Blog Post

Back to the Dirty Old Future

President Trump’s proposed budget will likely eliminate nationwide water cleanup efforts altogether.

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