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CAFOs in Maryland

In a recent challenge to the Maryland Department of the Environment’s (MDE) approval of an industrial poultry facility (also known as a large Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation, or CAFO) in Worcester County, MDE stated that its review of these permits must meet...

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EAC Presents a Halt the Harm Webinar

The EAC is working with Halt the Harm to explore oil and gas litigation mapping and building institutional knowledge for attorneys and advocates in the fight against fracking. Halt the Harm Webinar

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The Environmental Action Center is dedicated to protecting and improving natural areas and building healthier communities by ensuring that sources of air and water pollution comply with local, state and federal regulations.

Environmental Justice

In much of EAC’s work, environmental justice (“EJ”) concerns are pervasive. Each approach to tackling environmental problems requires careful consideration of the EJ issues at play. Whether our projects address point source pollution from industrial facilities, broadly distributed air pollution, or the seemingly entrenched practice of siting facilities with hazardous wastes in communities already affected by EJ concerns, we carefully consider the socio-economic framework, and we consider education and empowerment a critical aspect of any solution.

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CAFOs in Maryland

In a recent challenge to the Maryland Department of the Environment’s (MDE) approval of an industrial poultry facility (also known as a large Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation, or CAFO) in Worcester County, MDE stated that its review of these permits must meet...

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Press Release, November 2016

Press Release Study: Oil & Gas Wastewater Injection Cannot Safely Continue in Monterey County A case study published by the Environmental Action Center (EAC) found that the Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) – California’s regulatory agency...

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