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May 21, 2004 | Case

Mercury from Chlorine Plants

Mercury is a well-known byproduct of burning coal in power plants, but another source—chlorine plants—goes unmeasured, let alone regulated. An Earthjustice lawsuit sought to force the Environmental Protection Agency to correct this dangerous situation.

April 21, 2004 | Press Release

Hug an Old-Growth Tree

Earthjustice battles the Bush administration's attempts to increase old-growth logging

April 20, 2004 | Case

California Logging Clean Water Exemption

The Clean Water Act is meant to clean up the nation's waterways. In some areas, however, exemptions have been issued that have hampered the goal. One such is in California, where three water boards have ruled that loggers are exempt. Earthjustice challenged the exemptions in court.

March 30, 2004 | Case

Dioxin Discharge in Bay

In 2000, a regional water quality control board raised by five times the amount of dioxin the Tesoro Revinery is allowed to discharge into San Francisco Bay. Dioxin is the most toxic synthetic chemical known.