The Latest On: Midwest Office
VICE News investigates Centreville, Illinois' failing drainage and sewer systems.
Administrative Law Judge Orders Narrow Scope in Public Service Commission’s Line 5 Tunnel Replacement Permit Decision
Debbie Chizewer, Managing Attorney, Midwest Office, Earthjustice: "The USS Lead Site is a case study in environmental racism. Governmental officials knew about the lead and arsenic contamination for decades but failed to act, and the low-income, Black and Latinx residents suffered grave harm as a result. President Biden has issued executive orders calling on all federal agencies to promote environmental justice and 'hold polluters accountable.'"
EGLE approves some permits for Enbridge tunnel project; tribal, environmental groups challenge EGLE decision
Debbie Chizewer, Managing Attorney, Midwest Regional Office, Earthjustice: "EGLE’s permitting lacked the rigor needed for such a massive project involving the precious Great Lakes. On behalf of Bay Mills Indian Community, we will continue to urge the Army Corps of Engineers to undertake a more comprehensive and rigorous review."