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Recent Victories

See Earthjustice’s recent court wins — and find out why we’re more than just lawyers in a courtroom.

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.

April 26, 2001 | Feature

Homer, Louisiana: Nuclear Nonsense

Tom Turner recounts a David-and-Goliath struggle between impoverished African-American people in rural Louisiana and a mighty international consortium of government agencies and private companies bent on siting a uranium enrichment plant in their midst.

August 24, 2000 | Press Release: Victory

Victory for Family Farm Water Rights in Hawai'i

Attorneys persuade the State Water Commission to restore stream flow to the Waiahole-Waikane watershed protecting traditional Hawaiian gathering rights.

July 31, 1997 | Feature

A Snake in the Kitchen

Monica Reimer, an attorney in the Tallahassee office, writes about the only jury trial in the history of Earthjustice, an ultimately successful attempt to keep in public ownership a south Florida jewel known as Fisheating Creek.

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