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January 5, 2004 | Case

Anacostia Pollutant Discharges Challenged

The Anacostia River in the nation's capital is badly polluted by raw sewage and stormwater. A lawsuit challenges inadequate pollution limits for the river.

December 31, 2003 | Case

Pesticide Protection for Children

The 1996 Food Quality and Protection Act requires the Environmental Protection Agency to take special steps to protect children—including the children of farmworkers—from agricultural chemicals. The agency has failed to do so. Earthjustice is in court to make EPA do its job.