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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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Valero faces clean air lawsuit for violations at Port Arthur, Texas refinery
Environmental and neighborhood groups allege 1.8 million pounds of illegal pollution PORT ARTHUR, Texas --... Read More
PennEnvironment, Clean Air Council will sue U.S. Steel for Clean Air Act Violations at Mon Valley Works
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