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March 23, 2005 | Case

Lake Okeechobee Pollution Limits

Lake Okeechobee in Florida is overloaded with fertilizer and animal waste from cattle and dairy farms as well as other sources. Existing restrictions are inadequate to the task of cleaning them up. Earthjustice successfully sued to make the authorities follow the law and clean up waterways tributary to the Lake.

February 22, 2005 | Case

Defending Human Rights Threatened by Climate Change

Earthjustice petitioned the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to protect the Arctic’s Inuit people, whose human rights are violated by climate change. The case changed global dialogue about human rights by identifying it as a human rights issue.

February 15, 2005 | Case

Preserving and Restoring the Sacramento Delta

Earthjustice has worked for years to preserve and restore the Sacramento Delta, which has been the scene of epic water battles, putting its wildlife in the crosshairs.

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