Environmental Allies

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

Audubon Society - Audubon California

California Academy of Sciences

California Wildlife Foundation

City of Columbus

City of Riverview - Recycling Program

City of San Diego

City of Toledo

Clark-Skamania Flyfishers

Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies

Downeast Salmon Federation

Earth Island Institute

East Bay Regional Park Foundation

Environment America

Environment California

Environment Connecticut

Environment Maine

Environment New Jersey

Environment Rhode Island

Environment Texas

Environmental Integrity Project

Fisheries Research Institute of the University of Washington School of Fisheries

Fishery Foundation of California

Foundry Educational Foundation (FEF)

Friends of Merrymeeting Bay (FOMB)

Friends of the St. Joseph River

Lindsay Wildlife Museum

Louisiana Environmental Action Network

Massachusetts Environmental Trust Fund

Martinez Community Foundation

Mount Carmel High School in Wyandotte, MI

Nashua River Watershed Association 

Oxbow of Indiana, Inc


Rivers Unlimited - Mill Creek Restoration Project

San Francisco Estuary Partnership

Saugus River Watershed Council

Sierra Club

Southeast Regional Planning Agency

Taunton River Watershed Alliance

The City of San Diego Pretreatment Program of the Metropolitan Industrial Waste Program

The Natural Resources Defense Council

The Nature Conservancy - Massachusetts Chapter

The Nature Conservancy - Michigan Chapter

The Nature Conservancy - Ohio chapter

The Nature Conservancy - Washington Chapter

The Reclamation Division of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources

The San Francisco Foundation

Thornapple River Watershed Group

Tides Foundation 

Toxics Action Center 

Tulane Law School Environmental Law Clinic

University of California

Virginia Environmental Endowment 

Washington Department of Ecology

Wayne County Department of Environment

York County Community Foundation


Helpful 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.