Practice Area: The Environment

Citizens Coal Council v. Matt Canestrale Contracting, Inc.

Public Justice and Environmental Integrity Project (EIP), representing Citizens Coal Council, filed a citizens’ suit against Matt Canestrale Contracting, Inc. (MCC) for violations of Pennsylvania’s Clean Streams Law, Air Pollution Control Act, and Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act; the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act;…

Gilbert v. Synagro

A loophole in environmental regulations and inadequate enforcement left 37 Pennsylvania residents exposed to dangerous sewage sludge from neighboring farm fields. Public Justice joined two lawsuits on behalf of the residents. The suits are Gilbert v. Synagro and Jasinski v. Synagro. The Pennsylvania plaintiffs in…

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