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Settlement with Factory Farm to Ensure Clean Water for Washington Community

An image from the Ericksen Report, submitted by the plaintiffs in this case.  Public Justice and its allies today secured settlements with four industrial mega-dairies in rural Washington responsible for contaminating groundwater. The settlement will ensure clean drinking water for the surrounding community. Four Washington…

CFPB Report Finds Forced Arbitration is Bad for Consumers

photo credit: plastic please via photopin (license) By Aidan O’SheaCommunications Specialist A report released today by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has found that forced arbitration clauses – language in consumer contracts that pushes any customer dispute out of court and into a private, secret,…

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…