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February 25, 2009 | Legal Document

CERCLA 108b Decision

This victory paves the way for new federal rules that would require hardrock mines, coal ash waste sites, metal finishers, wood treatment facilities, and other industries to post bonds to cover future cleanup costs before beginning any polluting activitie

December 18, 2008 | Article

Stopping the Exit Wounds

Maybe it's a good thing that Bush has kept Earthjustice so busy these last eight years, fending off unrelenting assaults on the environment. The experience is proving invaluable as we face, in these final weeks of the administration, a frantic effort to roll back some of the nation's most significant protections. We also are encountering a barrage of last-minute attempts to convert America's wild, public treasures into private, commercial commodities.

September 4, 2008 | Case

Fighting for Environmental Justice in Richmond, CA

Earthjustice took on an important Bay Area environmental justice battle in Richmond, CA, challenging Chevron’s proposed refinery expansion plan that would have boosted local pollution and yielded a massive increase in greenhouse gas emissions.

August 22, 2008 | Article

Environmental Laws that Bite Back

Bill Neukom is a seasoned attorney in a prominent Seattle firm. He served as Microsoft's general counsel and for the past year has been the President of the American Bar Association. His main project at the ABA is engaging leading lawyers, judges, politicians, and others around the world to promote the rule of law. He leads the World Justice Project and has developed the Rule of Law Index, measuring the strength of legal protections and the degree of corruption in the world's legal systems. Strengthening environmental law is one of the goals of this effort.

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.

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