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The Latest On: Midwest Office

April 16, 2021 | Case

Line 5 Pipeline

Earthjustice, in partnership with the Native American Rights Fund, represents the Bay Mills Indian Community in the Tribal Nation’s fight to protect the Straits and the Tribe’s treaty rights throughout waters in Michigan.

February 15, 2021 | In the News: Northwest Indiana Times

EPA Conducting Five-year Review of Superfund Site in East Chicago

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.'"

January 20, 2021 | Feature

One Tribe's Fight to Protect the Great Lakes

The Anishinaabe people are fighting efforts to extend the life of a dangerous oil pipeline that runs through its tribal territory and one of the world’s most sensitive ecosystems.

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