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June 14, 2013 | Feature

Raw Sewage and a Raw Deal in Rochelle

Imagine routinely shoveling away piles of sewage and toilet paper from your yard after it rains. Such is the plight of African-American residents in Rochelle, GA, courtesy their own city government. Earthjustice is working to end this atrocity.

May 10, 2013 | Case

Defending America's First National River

Earthjustice is challenging the federal government’s financial assistance to a large hog facility operating in the watershed of the Buffalo River, the nation’s first national river.

May 1, 2013 | Case

Suing City of Rochelle, GA, Over Decades of Sewage Dumping

In Rochelle, Georgia, environmental injustices abound as the city government continues to discharge the city’s raw sewage onto the properties of African-American citizens. Earthjustice is suing the city under the Clean Water Act to stop the unpermitted discharges of raw sewage.

March 28, 2013 | Audio

Clean Water For Florida

Managing Attorney David Guest discusses Earthjustice's decades-long work to implement effective regulations to restore Florida's waterways and halt destructive practices and projects.

January 18, 2013 | Audio

Ecology Without Equality

Longtime environmental justice advocate Vernice Miller-Travis discusses her belief that green groups and environmental justice groups must work together in order to build a more diverse and effective environmental movement. Listen to an interview with Vernice on the podcast Down to Earth.

January 9, 2013 | Case

Challenging Ammonia Emissions from an Industrial Egg Farm

Earthjustice is representing groups in efforts to clean up ammonia pollution from a massive industrial chicken operation. Rose Acre’s Hyde County facility, the largest industrial egg farm in North Carolina.

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