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EPA Improperly Withholds Information Vital to Public Health

Despite the threat of a lawsuit brought by Public Justice against Yakima Valley (Washington) industrial dairies, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is continuing to improperly withhold information vital to the public health, acting in direct dereliction of its duties under the Freedom of Information…

Citizen Action Pushes Dairies To Declare Hazardous Substance Releases

Following years of violations, threat of lawsuits forces industrial dairies to publicly report data Community Association for Restoration of the Environment (CARE) and the Center for Food Safety (CFS) – represented by Public Justice, Law Offices of Charles M. Tebbutt, P.C., and the Center for…

Groups File Lawsuits to Stop Groundwater Pollution from Industrial Dairies

UPDATE: Listen to NPR’s story on the lawsuits. The non-profit groups Community Association for Restoration of the Environment and the Center for Food Safety — represented by Public Justice’s Jessica Culpepper, Law Offices of Charlie Tebbutt and CFS attorneys — yesterday jointly filed lawsuits in…

Groups File Notice Letter to Sue NRG Energy for Massive Pollution

In late January, three environmental groups represented by Public Justice and Columbia University School of Law Environmental Law Clinic announced the filing of a Clean Water Act notice of intent to sue NRG Energy for water pollution violations at three of its coal-fired power plants…

Federal Court Unseals Remington Rifle Court Documents

A federal district court in Montana has ruled that the public should have access to court documents that had been sealed 17 years ago in Aleksich v. Remington, a case charging that defects in a popular Remington rifle caused the rifle to fire without anyone…