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Tulane Environmental Law Clinic Plays Instrumental Role in New Orleans Sewerage System Improvement

February 02, 2010

United States Environmental Protection Agency (press release)
Contact Information: DOJ at 202-514-2007, Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(WASHINGTON – January 27, 2010) The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans has agreed to reinstate its comprehensive program – stalled for several years in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina – to make extensive improvements to reduce or eliminate sewage overflows into the Mississippi River, Lake Pontchartrain and its storm drainage canal system, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today.

According to a Clean Water Act settlement filed today that modifies a 1998-agreement, ... [read more] 

Tulane Environmental Law Clinic

The Tulane Environmental Law Clinic (TELC) is a legal clinic that Tulane University Law School has operated since 1989 to offer law students the practical experience of representing real clients in actual legal proceedings under state and federal Environmental Laws.



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