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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.

July 22, 2016 | In the News: Arizona Daily Star

Feds Suspend Crucial Permit for Benson Development

"The Corps’ good-faith action to put Vigneto’s development on hold while the Corps and (wildlife service) determine what additional environmental reviews and conditions are necessary is good news for the San Pedro River, and the communities and wildlife that rely on it," said Earthjustice attorney Chris Eaton. "This does not resolve our lawsuit, but is a step forward."

July 19, 2016 | Legal Document

Mingo Logan Coal Co. Spruce Mine No.1 Appeal Decision

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld the 2011 decision by the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to block a permit for the mine issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers due to unacceptable environmental harm it would cause.

July 15, 2016 | Blog Post

Two Political Trainwrecks in the Making

The House and Senate are packing their environmental budget bills with poison pill riders that would harm America’s air, water and wildlife.

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