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Conservationists’ Win Upheld in Nat’l Cotton Council v. EPA

8/03/2009
6th Circuit denies pesticide industry’s request for rehearing

The 6th Circuit today issued an order denying the pesticide industry’s petition for rehearing in National Cotton Council v. EPA, No. 06-4630. The order effectively upholds the Court’s earlier finding that pesticide residuals and biological pesticides constitute pollutants under the Clean Water Act.

Coalition Challenges EPA Over Pollution from Ships, Aircraft and Non-road Engines

6/11/2010
EPA fails to regulate major sources of global warming pollution

Washington, D.C. - A day after the US Senate voted to uphold the US Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gases, a coalition of environmental groups filed a lawsuit today challenging EPA’s failure to address such pollution from ocean-going ships, aircraft and nonroad vehicles and engines used in industrial operations.

Growing old with our old growth forests

"The giant pines, and firs, and Sequoias hold their arms open to the sunlight, rising above one another on the mountain benches, marshaled in glorious array, giving forth the utmost expression of grandeur and beauty with inexhaustible variety and harmony." – John Muir

Among all the forests of the world, the old growth forests of the Pacific Northwest are unique for their age, size, and the sheer amount of life. 

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