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August 29, 2019 | Explainer

The Clean Water Case of the Century

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to review Hawaiʻi Wildlife Fund v. County of Maui. The fate of the nation’s clean water hangs in the balance.

August 20, 2019 | Reference

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

List of 136 plants in 29 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.

August 9, 2019 | In the News: The Arizona Republic

Feds Reissue Permit For 28,000-Home Plan Near San Pedro River

Stu Gillespie, Attorney, Earthjustice: “The Corps has not remedied the fatal flaws in its decision-making process. Its revised analysis contains even more contradictions and conclusory assertions than the prior flawed analysis. As a result, the Corps reissued the same permit for the Villages at Vigneto without ever analyzing the impacts of the proposed development on the San Pedro River. That’s downright inadequate and contrary to the law.”

August 9, 2019 | In the News: Go Skagit

Endangered Orca Population Continues Decline

Janette Brimmer, Attorney, Earthjustice: “The overall magnitude of the municipal stormwater pollution problem in Puget Sound dwarfs other sources. The development that lies at the heart of the stormwater problem is profoundly damaging to salmon habitat and the ability of salmon and orcas to recover from their endangered status in Western Washington.”

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