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Economic Justice | Environmental Justice

LDF, Earthjustice and the Environmental Justice Law Clinic at Yale Fight Landfill in Historic Black Alabama Community

LDF, alongside Earthjustice, and the Environmental Justice Law Clinic at Yale, represents the Ashurst Bar/Smith Community Organization (ABSCO) in Title VI of the Civil...More

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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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