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Protecting groundwater from contamination in Harrietsfield, Nova Scotia

Protecting groundwater from contamination in Harrietsfield, Nova Scotia

Posted by Pierre Hamilton at Apr 09, 2014 08:20 AM |

Ecojustice lawyers are representing three residents of Harrietsfield, Nova Scotia, in their fight to protect their drinking water from contamination.

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Genetically Modified Salmon Litigation

Genetically Modified Salmon Litigation

We're asking the court to see if the federal government violated its own law by permitting the manufacture of genetically modified salmon in Canada.

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Enbridge Line 9B Pipeline Reversal

Enbridge Line 9B Pipeline Reversal

Posted by Pierre Hamilton at Oct 10, 2013 06:15 AM |

We're telling the National Energy Board to reject Enbridge's plan to ship Albertan oil through densely populated areas in Ontario and Quebec.

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Bees and Neonicotinoid Pesticides - Notice of Objection

Bees and Neonicotinoid Pesticides - Notice of Objection

Posted by Pierre Hamilton at Sep 24, 2013 12:00 AM |

Challenging the federal health minister to reconsider Health Canada's decision to re-approve a pesticide - severely restricted in Europe and linked to massive bee die-offs in Canada.

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Ontario Endangered Species Act litigation

Ontario Endangered Species Act litigation

Challenging Ontario's decision to exempt major threats to species at risk from the Endangered Species Act.

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Federal Pesticides litigation

Federal Pesticides litigation

Ecojustice is trying to reduce exposure to toxic pesticides harmful to the environment and Canadians.

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B.C. Coastal Douglas Fir case

B.C. Coastal Douglas Fir case

Posted by Kimberly Shearon at May 16, 2013 07:00 AM |

Last-ditch effort to save once-thriving forests from elimination

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Farmed salmon transfer case

Farmed salmon transfer case

Posted by Kimberly Shearon at May 13, 2013 04:30 PM |

Transfer of salmon infected with PRV virus into open-pen fish farm violates Fisheries Act, lawyers say

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Nestlé Water Takings in Ontario

Nestlé Water Takings in Ontario

Posted by Pierre Hamilton at Feb 20, 2013 12:35 PM |

Ecojustice is helping the Wellington Water Watchers and the Council of Canadians defend a community's water supply from harm.

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Migratory Birds Building Collision II

Posted by Pierre Hamilton at Feb 04, 2013 12:00 PM |

This Ecojustice prosecution seeks to protect migratory birds from injury or death during their spring and fall migrations.

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