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Economic Justice | Environmental Justice

Environmental Justice Cases and Matters

Using litigation and advocacy, LDF has fought over its 76-year history for the right of Black Americans to have access to clean air, water, land, public transportation, and other human necessities....More

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Economic Justice | Environmental Justice

Detroit Water Shutoff Crisis

LDF and ACLU of Michigan Ask for Immediate
Moratorium on Detroit's Water Shut-offs

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Economic Justice | Environmental Justice

Holt v. Scovill

Dickson County appeared to be an idyllic, rural community of rolling farmland in north-central Tennessee. But decades of toxic dumping at a landfill poisoned the groundwater, and left three generations of a local African-American family who live next to the landfill searching for justice.

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