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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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Environmental Groups to Sue Casella Waste Systems over Releasing Toxic Pollution from Leaking Landfill into Ammonoosuc River
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 8, 2018 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Woody Little, Toxics Action Center 510-418-8785... Read More
Advocates To Sue Bethlehem Landfill Operator Alleging Ammonoosuc Pollution
By Nancy West March 8, 2018 BETHLEHEM – Toxics Action Center and Conservation Law Foundation... Read More