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National Environmental Law Center

NELC is a non-profit litigation center founded in 1990 to enforce anti-pollution laws and protect public health and the environment. NELC attorneys work closely with state and local citizen groups by providing essential legal expertise to bring corporate polluters to justice. Read more about NELC.

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Exxon Citizen Suit With Record Penalty Difficult to Repeat
By Renee Schoof June 2, 2017 The $20 million fine recently levied against ExxonMobil Corp... Read More
Environmental Groups Sue Casella Waste in Southbridge
By Craig S. Semon June 9, 2017 CHARLTON - A lawsuit was filed Friday in... Read More
Environmental Groups Sue Casella Waste Systems Over Contaminated Drinking Wells and Toxic Pollution from a Leaking Landfill
June 9, 2017 SOUTHBRIDGE, MA – Toxics Action Center and Environment Massachusetts announced today that... Read More