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Lawsuit accuses Homeland Security of violating environmental law with Portland tear gas deployment

October 21, 2020

NPR reports on the case Markowitz Herbold lawyers Jeff Edelson and Nate Burcham, ACLU Oregon, and a coalition of environmental advocates have brought in a federal lawsuit against Homeland Security. They are requesting an injunction under the National Environmental Policy Act against Homeland Security from discharging tear gas and other chemical munitions due to environmental and physical health hazards. Read the article here