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The Latest On: Healthy Communities

November 9, 2005 | Case

Streams and Wetlands: Nationwide Permits

Industry groups have sued to further weaken nationwide permits that already allow excessive dredging and filling wetlands throughout the country. Earthjustice intervened to oppose the industry challenge.

November 9, 2005 | Case

Preventing Oil Spills in U.S. Waters

Earthjustice intervened to oppose industry challenges to an EPA rule protecting rivers, streams and wetlands from oil spills.

November 9, 2005 | Case

Stream and Wetland Protection Rule

Industry groups challenged a rule issued by the Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency, designed to protect rivers, streams, wetlands and other waters from destructive discharges of dredged material. Earthjustice intervened to oppose the industry challenge. In February 2008, the dismissed the appeal by the industry groups.

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