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Dairies Can Be Liable for Manure Under Federal Law, Judge Rules

An image from the Ericksen report, submitted by the plaintiffs in this case.  A federal judge in Washington State has backed arguments by environmental groups that animal waste that is incorrectly disposed of by livestock facilities can violate solid waste disposal rules and pose an…

Help Public Justice Make an Impact

  Public Justice is spotlighting two of its programs this December: our ongoing campaign in defense of the right of everyone to have their day in court when they have been harmed and our litigation holding school districts that fail to stop pervasive bullying in their schools accountable. A2J…

Mining Company Must Pay for West Virginia Water Pollution

Public Justice settlement could lead to stricter federal regulation of “minefills” A U.S. District Court judge has approved a settlement between environmental activists represented by Public Justice, and Coresco, Inc. that could influence federal regulators preparing to make effective rules on the disposal of coal…

Fighting for The Safety of Kids in Foster-Care System

By Aidan O’SheaCommunications Specialist When an Ohio couple began adopting high-risk foster children, social services flagged them as a “go-to family.” That couple’s abuse of those children could have been stopped. Witnesses at the criminal trial of Michael and Sharen Gravelle for the abuse of…

Public Justice Litigates Coal Ash Disposal: An Explainer

photo credit: Waterkeeper Alliance Inc. via photopin cc Public Justice’s Coal Ash Litigation Project, part of our Environmental Enforcement Project, protects communities and wildlife from toxic pollution, and forces coal companies to confront and pay the full cost of the damage they do. Here’s a…