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Protect the Public Lands We Love | Dive Into Democracy

Powerful polluters have many resources at their disposal to sway government decisions in their favor. Often companies will influence decision-makers both in Congress and the administration so that there are multiple avenues for them to get their desired outcome. A good example of this can be seen in the fight to keep mining out of ...


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NC DEQ Allows a Delay of Toxic Pollution Limits in Permit for Duke Energy’s Marshall Coal Ash Site in Lake Norman

In response to legal action by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation, Sierra Club, and Waterkeeper Alliance, DEQ today announced that it will no longer permit natural streams as pollution-carrying discharge channels at Duke Energy’s Marshall steam station. Today’s agency action reversed its earlier decision, which conservation groups challenged, that ...


Bayou Bridge Fight Heads to Federal Court

Complaint alleges government failed to consider irreparable harm to Atchafalaya River Basin Representing the interests of the millions of people who use, visit, study and rely on the Atchafalaya Great River Swamp, several groups today asked a Louisiana federal district court to vacate a recent decision by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) that ...


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