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January 8, 2001 | Press Release

Lawsuit Filed to Force Bay Area Clean Up Compliance

After thirty years of blown deadlines, inadequate plans, and broken promises, a coalition of Bay Area community and environmental groups filed suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to enforce Clean Air Act requirements needed to meet the national standard for ozone which protects public health.

March 7, 2001 | Press Release

Settlement Will Reduce Lake Okeechobee Pollution by 70 Percent

As a result of a settlement agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, there will be a 70 percent reduction of phosphorus pollution permitted into Lake Okeechobee in Okeechobee County, Florida.

January 3, 2001 | Press Release

Citizens Sue to Protect Critical Habitat for 17 Forest Birds in Hawai'i

Attorneys in Earthjustice's Honolulu office filed suit in federal district court on behalf of Conservation Council for Hawai`i (CCH) seeking to compel federal agencies to take action on CCH's 1992 petition to designate critical habitat for 17 species of severely imperiled Hawaiian forest birds.

June 20, 2000 | Press Release

New Federal Salmon Plan Paves Way for Extinction

A coalition of environmental and fishing groups signaled their intent to sue the National Marine Fisheries Service for failing to protect salmon and steelhead from harmful logging and urban development in the Pacific Northwest.

March 2, 2001 | Press Release

Coalition Defends Clean Air Standards for Diesel Trucks and Buses

A coalition of public health, environmental and conservation organizations intervened in a case to oppose the oil refining industry's attacks on an EPA regulation requiring large diesel trucks and buses to reduce air pollution.

January 27, 2000 | Press Release

Judge Orders Full Evaluation of North Pacific Fishery to Protect Steller Sea Lions

In a second sweeping opinion, the federal district court of the Western District of Washington ruled that the National Marine Fisheries Service is in continuing violation of the Endangered Species Act in its management of the North Pacific groundfish fisheries, the largest fishery in the North America.

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