From time to time, we will publish publicly-filed documents in our matters here to highlight our work and educate the public on the methods of engaging in the environmental decision-making process.
Hazardous waste incinerator air & waste renewal permit comments
The air quality and hazardous waste processing permits for a storied hazardous waste incinerator are both up for renewal in East Liverpool, OH. As highlighted by the New York Times, governmental enforcement in the area has been lacking, but Save Our County, Inc., is actively participating in the review of the renewal permits.
Environmental Groups Challenge Key Permit for Ohio Petrochemical Plant
Fair Shake Environmental Legal Services filed an appeal on behalf of its clients The Sierra Club, Earthworks, Center for Biological Diversity, and FreshWater Accountability Project, challenging a key permit for a massive proposed plastics facility.
Organizational Standing under the PA Municipalities planning code
Fair Shake Resident Attorney Rose Monahan and former Resident Attorney, Ryan Hamilton, briefed the Zoning Hearing Board of Penn Township on organizational standing to participate in hearings on applications for special exception authorizations before the Board.
complaint against oil & gas wastewater pollution
Fair Shake Environmental Legal Services filed a complaint on behalf of the Freshwater Accountability Project claiming that two Warren, Ohio wastewater facilities were contributing to dangerous levels of pollutants in the Mahoning River.
Enforceability of Wastewater Discharge Permit Terms
In a case before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Fair Shake and former Resident Attorney, Megan M. Hunter, argued that permit terms in a NPDES permit are enforceable "effluent standards or limitations."