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December 9, 2017 | In the News: Ventura County Star

Power Plant Proposal Threatens Santa Clara River

A opinion piece by Mati Waiya, a Chumash ceremonial elder, is founder and executive director of the Wishtoyo Chumash Foundation. To prevent approval of the Mission Rock Energy Center, the Wishtoyo Chumash Foundation, a Native-led environmental nonprofit, in partnership with Earthjustice has intervened.

December 3, 2017 | In the News: Maui News

Na Wai Eha Stream Flow Standards Proposed

Isaac Moriwake, Attorney, Earthjustice: “We have a historic opportunity to establish a ’21st-century ahupua’a’ model for water stewardship, which can lead the way for other communities across the state.”

November 6, 2017 | Case

Protecting the Menominee River from the Back Forty Mine

The Back Forty project is an open-pit mine and minerals-processing facility proposed by Aquila Resources, Inc. The site borders the Menominee River and is located within a Menominee cultural landscape that includes tribal burial grounds, ancient agricultural sites and ceremonial sites of cultural significance to the Menominee Tribe.

October 18, 2017 | Article

Back to the Dirty Old Future

President Trump’s proposed budget will likely eliminate nationwide water cleanup efforts altogether.

September 1, 2017 | Case

Defending Community Safety Protections From Chemical Disasters

Bowing to pressure from the oil and chemical industries, and states aligned with those industries, the EPA published a final rule putting commonsense protections against chemical disasters on hold for an unprecedented period of time—until February 2019.