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“We are thankful to have CLA as a major resource for our policy and legal battles. CLA volunteer attorneys have helped us strengthen the conditions and enforceability of NPDES permits for industrial processing facilities throughout the Choptank, Miles, and Wye River watersheds. We collaborated with CLA to create a citizens’ guide to participating in the NPDES permit process. CLA is one of the best tools we have to fight for the protection of clean water in the Chesapeake Bay, and while the future of the political climate around the Bay is unknown, we’re ready to fight!”
“As a solo practitioner, I’m grateful for the help of CLA Staff who located a local attorney that verified my legal theory and approach to local administrative agency procedural rules. CLA is a great partner and I encourage more lawyers to take on pro bono matters through the organization to help protect the Chesapeake Bay.”
“The South River Federation has engaged CLA for assistance with several projects, ranging from obtaining permits for large-scale restoration projects to litigation resulting in cleanup of the largest remaining tire dump in the state. The network of excellent attorneys CLA has established routinely provides outstanding representation to organizations dedicated to saving the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.”
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