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April 23, 2020 | Article

Our Lawyer Just Got a Big Win for Clean Water at the Supreme Court

Earthjustice attorney David Henkin went to the Supreme Court to protect the right to clean water for his clients – and for all Americans. The court’s decision upholds those protections and rejects the Trump administration’s effort to blow a big hole in the Clean Water Act.

April 23, 2020 | Legal Document

U.S. Supreme Court Decision in County of Maui vs. Hawai’i Wildlife Fund

The U.S. Supreme Court rules to keep the Clean Water Act intact, dealing a major loss to the Trump administration and its pro-polluter agenda. The opinion was written by Justice Breyer with a vote of 6-3; with Chief Justice Roberts joining the opinion, along with Ginsburg, Sotomayor, Kagan, and Kavanaugh.

October 15, 2019 | In the News: CNBC

Brewers Warn Supreme Court: Back the Clean Water Act, or beer will taste like medicine

David Henkin, Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office, Earthjustice: “If all a polluter needs to do to get out of the Clean Water Act is to pull its pipe five feet back from a river or lake, then it can dump as many pollutants as it wants without any permit or oversight, that would be absolutely devastating to our nation’s waters.”

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