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Detroit Neighborhood in Court to Hold Industrial Polluter Accountable

Detroit Neighborhood in Court to Hold Industrial Polluter Accountable Members of a Detroit-area community are intervening in an Environmental Protection Agency lawsuit against a DTE Energy subsidiary charged with dumping harmful pollutants into their community. Residents of River Rouge want the court to stop EES Coke from emitting sulfur dioxide and other toxic substances from its plant, and compensate local residents for the harm it has caused. Theresa Landrum, a community organizer in River Rouge, said EES Coke has profited for decades while making people sick. ...(Read More)

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