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Mission Statement

The Environmental Defense Center is a non-profit, public interest organization which provides legal, educational, and advocacy support to advance environmental quality. EDC primarily serves community groups on California's South Central Coast. EDC selects cases and projects that preserve the environment for future generations, protect human health, promote appropriate management and use of natural resources, and enhance the character of the community.

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Environemtal Defense Center maintains a fast-paced practice in the field of environmental, natural resources, and land use law. EDC represents community groups and environmental organizations in Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo Counties in state and federal courts and before local, state, and federal agencies. EDC cases involve all issues in environemtal law including CEQA, toxics, air quality, land use, habitate, and endangered species protection, environmental justice, and all local, state, and federal environmental statutes. EDC also works in conjunction with the Cental Coast Environmental Health Project which addresses pesticide related health hazards in our communities.

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