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June 2, 2021 | In the News: Indian Country Today

The State of Alaska Stands by Decision on Donlin Gold Mine

Olivia Glasscock, Attorney, Alaska Office, Earthjustice: “There is no mine on Earth of this size or type that has ever succeeded in not contaminating surrounding waters, and Donlin will be no different. Earthjustice will continue to challenge this short-sighted plan, which would rob an entire region of a priceless river only to line the pockets of mine developers.”

May 27, 2021 | Legal Document

DEC Commissioner's Decision Donlin Mine

A commissioner from the Department of Environment and Conservation in Alaska rejected a ruling from an administrative law judge finding that a water quality certificate should not have been issued for the Donlin Gold mine.

May 21, 2021 | Explainer

FAQ: Standing Rock Litigation

What’s happening now in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s lawsuit challenging the Dakota Access Pipeline.

May 19, 2021 | In the News: Capitol News Illinois

New rules aim to tighten regulations on forgotten byproduct of coal

Jennifer Cassel, Attorney, Coal Program, Earthjustice: “We’re one of the first states to really take a comprehensive approach at how we deal with coal ash ponds. I think the transparency and public participation provisions in particular are ones that could serve as models for other states, and really making sure that communities voices are heard in how to how to best limit the pollution from this stuff.”

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