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The Latest On: Clean Water

September 30, 2011 | Video

Water Warrior

Managing Attorney David Guest talks about the threat to the health and wealth of Florida's citizens posed by toxic algae outbreaks. The outbreaks are caused by pollutants from sewage, fertilizer and manure that big business pumps into Florida's waterways.

September 29, 2011 | Feature

Into The Swamp

David Guest and Earthjustice’s Florida office have braved alligator islands and hostile negotiating tables to defend the state’s most precious resource. In more than 30 years of service, Guest and his colleagues have made Florida—and the nation—a better place.

August 11, 2011 | Feature

Ending Toxic Algae In Florida

Industrial polluters have been using Florida's public waters as their cheap, private sewers for years. Now, they are bringing considerable political and monetary forces to fight against clean water standards that the public overwhelmingly supports.

June 13, 2011 | Audio

Client Gershon Cohen On Cruise Ship Pollution

Gershon Cohen, project director of the Campaign to Safeguard America’s Waters, discusses his decade-long work to clean up the cruise ship industry, which routinely dumps wastewater pollution into national and international waterways.

March 15, 2011 | Audio

Restoring Water Rights In Hawaii

Earthjustice attorneys Isaac Moriwake and Kapua Sproat discuss their decade-long fight to restore freshwater, taken by corporate water users, to the streams in which it rightfully belongs. The cases, which pit large companies against local residents, are often described as David and Goliath struggles and several of Earthjustice's victories have been precedent-setting.

January 12, 2011 | Case

Challenging The Russian River Gravel Mining Plan

Earthjustice challenged the approval of a massive gravel mining project on Russian River that would adversely affect the environment. A settlement was reached that greatly reduced the environmental impacts, established a monitoring and management mechanism, and gave the community a voice in the process.

December 5, 2010 | Audio

Keeping Lake Tahoe Blue

Earthjustice client Michael Donahoe, the former conservation co-chair of the Tahoe Area Sierra Club, discusses a court victory that will greatly affect current and future development along Tahoe's lakeshore.