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March 4, 2004 | Case

Protecting the Humpback Chub

The population of humpback chub in the Grand Canyon has fallen by two-thirds since the species was protected 30 years ago. The reason: Glen Canyon Dam and invasive species. The recovery plan for the chub is totally inadequate to the task. Earthjustice is in court to force a better plan.

October 22, 2003 | Case

Protecting The Everglades From Big Agriculture

Big Sugar and Big Agriculture are destroying the Everglades. Earthjustice has been fighting back for decades, most recently with a lawsuit that aimed to get big polluters off of state owned lands in the Everglades for good.

November 1, 2002 | Case

Stopping Irresponsible Irrigation in Florida

Earthjustice sued Florida tomato growers, who were using vast amounts of water to irrigate their crops, the runoff of which was killing hardwood trees downstream.

May 12, 1993 | Feature

Win by Losing

Some lawsuits fail in court but still accomplish their overall objective. One such case rescued the Sacramento River winter-run king salmon. Mike Sherwood, the lead attorney on the case, tells the story.

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