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July 11, 2016 | Letter

Letter to Mining Watch Canada

From Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna on transboundary watersheds and proposed mining activities

July 7, 2016 | Blog Post

The Price of Pork

A new report sheds light on the severity of North Carolina’s pig waste problems. (Spanish language version available.)

July 1, 2016 | In the News: CNN

Toxic algae bloom blankets Florida beaches, prompts state of emergency

"The State wants to pretend the problem is only about water storage but it's also a pollution issue," Earthjustice attorney Alisa Coe said. "In order to really get at the problem you got to clean up the water. Anyone whose been watching the state of regulation in Florida saw this coming."

June 27, 2016 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Alaskan and Canadian Groups Petition Secretary of the Interior to Investigate Mines in British Columbia

This petition, submitted under the 1971 Pelly Amendment to the Fishermen’s Protective Act by Earthjustice’s Alaska regional office, analyzes the six hard-rock mines in British Columbia and their expected impacts on watersheds, and invokes the Interior Department’s duty to investigate when foreign nationals may be “diminishing the effectiveness” of U.S. conservation treaties

June 27, 2016 | Map

Figure 2: Map of Tulsequah Chief Mine

Location of Tulsequah Chief Mine in British Columbia, including mine facilities footprint, mine project area, and affected river segments.

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