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November 23, 2020 | Feature

Reclaiming the Klamath

For the Yurok, the fight to protect the Klamath River and the Tribe’s way of life goes back centuries.

November 16, 2020

Earthjustice Town Hall - Election 2020: Where Do We Go From Here?

Earthjustice leadership share how the outcome of the November 2020 election is likely to affect the issues we care most deeply about and what comes next in the fight to defend the health of our communities, the future of our planet, and the public's ability to seek justice in a court of law.

November 2, 2020 | Legal Document

ELG Petition for Review

Pursuant to Section 509(b)(1) of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. § 1369(b)(1), and Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 15(a), Clean Water Action, Environmental Integrity Project, Sierra Club, Waterkeeper Alliance, Inc., Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., Center for Biological Diversity, PennEnvironment, Inc., Chesapeake Climate Action Network, and Prairie Rivers Network hereby petition this Court for review of the final action of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and Andrew Wheeler entitled Steam Electric Reconsideration Rule, which was published in the Federal Register at 85 Fed. Reg. 64,650 on October 13, 2020 (Attachment 1).

October 19, 2020 | In the News: WLRN

Florida Wants To Control Wetlands Permitting. Critics Say The State Isn't Equipped To Do The Job

Tania Galloni, Managing Attorney, Florida Office: “Those states also spent millions and millions of dollars to create their programs. Florida is saying it could do it without asking the legislature for a single penny. This whole thing is about shortcuts. It's about shortcutting the time for consideration and the level of review. We need checks and balances.”

October 5, 2020 | Reference

List of Plants Where Coal-Ash Contaminated Groundwater Exceeds Allowable State and/or Federal Limits

List of 124 plants in 28 states and Puerto Rico whose owners have posted notifications that the groundwater exceeds state and/or federal limits of contamination, without an alternate source demonstration, for one or more of the following toxic substances: Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Beryllium, Cadmium, Chromium, Cobalt, Lead, Lithium, Molybdenum, Selenium, Thallium, and Radium 226 and 228 combined.

October 5, 2020 | Feature

Mapping the Coal Ash Contamination

738 coal ash units in 43 states and Puerto Rico reported information in compliance with federal coal ash safeguards. We analyzed the data. Here’s what it said.

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