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December 31, 2003 | Case

Pesticide Protection for Children

The 1996 Food Quality and Protection Act requires the Environmental Protection Agency to take special steps to protect children—including the children of farmworkers—from agricultural chemicals. The agency has failed to do so. Earthjustice is in court to make EPA do its job.

November 19, 2003 | Press Release

Federal Report Finds Low Flows a Major Factor in 2002 Klamath Fish Disaster

Commercial fishermen, Native Americans, and conservationists today welcomed the release of a long-awaited report by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on the causes of the 2002 Klamath River fish kill. The report concluded that low river flows were at the heart of the tragic fish kill, in which over 34,000 adult salmon perished before they could spawn. The report found that:

October 14, 2003 | Case

Protecting Central Valley Steelhead

In a case that lasted seven years, Earthjustice succeeded in maintaining Endangered Species Act protection for Central Valley steelhead.