NELC works side by side with a number of environmental and public health organizations in lawsuits to protect citizens and the environment from polluters. Some of the organizations we have worked with over the last twenty years are listed below.
Groups and Related Links
Environment America is a federation of state-based, citizen-funded environmental advocacy organizations. Our professional staff in 29 states and Washington, D.C., combines independent research, practical ideas and tough-minded advocacy to overcome the opposition of powerful special interests and win real results for the environment. Environment America draws on 30 years of success in tackling environmental problems.
Scorecard.org -- Administered by Environmental Defense, Scorecard.org gives citizens quick and easy access to information about toxic pollution in their communities. Visitors to the site can view Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data by state, zip code or facility. The site also includes detailed information on the health effects of the chemicals tracked by TRI.
Title V.org -- Run by the NY PIRG Clean Air Enforcement Project, this site is "dedicated to providing air quality advocates with the information they need to make sure that polluters in their community can be held accountable for Clean Air Act violations." It includes a handbook, facility specifics, lawsuits and decisions
FindLaw -- FindLaw provides a myriad of legal resources, including news, opinions and commentary, a legal dictionary, court decisions, case summaries, codes and other helpful and up to date information.
Grist Magazine -- The Grist, a project of Earth Day Network, is an online environmental magazine. It aims to tackle environmental topics in an informative and entertaining fashion. Viewers will find reports, cartoons, breaking news, book reviews, green investment information and more.