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November 9, 2001 | Press Release

Victory for Clean Air and Public Transit in SF Bay Area

U.S. District Court declared that the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, with the cooperation of six major transit operators, must increase Bay Area public transit use by 15 percent above 1983 levels.

October 20, 2001 | Case

Recycling A Toxic Fleet Of Ghost Ships

An Earthjustice lawsuit blocked the export of nine ex-naval ghost ships full of toxic materials. The victory ensures that these dangerous ships will be dismantled and recycled safely in the U.S., preventing a long and risky shipment across open waters.

October 9, 2001 | Press Release

Settlement Reached on Air Pollution Lawsuit in San Joaquin Valley

Faced with the threat of a lawsuit, officials with the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District have agreed to settle with four community groups a dispute about the implementation of six air pollution control measures.