WMPA is a non-profit organization incorporated in the State of Hawaii
dedicated to preserving, protecting and restoring the natural and
cultural environment of West Maui including Land Conservation
and educational activities related thereto.


Mailing Address :

P. O. Box 11150,
Lahaina, Maui, HI  96761


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L-R Linda J. Nye (WMPA), U'ilani Tanigawa-Lum (WMPA), Lance D. Collins (WMPA), David Henkin (Earthjustice Hawai'i), Scott Nelson (Public Citizen), Mahesh Cleveland (Sierra Club - Maui Group/Earthjustice Hawai'i), Hannah Bernard (Hawaii Wildlife Fund), Angela Howe (Surfrider Foundation), Amanda Cohen Leiter (American University), Janette Brimmer (Earthjustice Seattle)


WMPA in the News

Judge denies county’s request to reconsider injection wells decision
Ruling requires county to seek a Clean Water Act permit for wells
The Maui News, October 22, 2021

West Maui group settles with renewable energy company
Agreement includes about $1.3 million for organizations, plans for hiring local
The Maui News, October 21, 2021

West Maui community association secures community benefits from solar project developer
Hawaii Public Radio, October 20, 2021

West Maui Group Secures Agreement with Proposed Solar Project in Kahana
MauiNow.com, October 18, 2021

800-unit housing development in West Maui moves forward
Pulelehua gets approval for site plan, which includes market-rate, affordable units
The Maui News, October 13, 2021

Maui County Loses Again In Federal Court Over Pollution Discharges
For years, the county has violated the Clean Water Act by discharging treated wastewater into the Pacific Ocean through injection wells at a Lahaina sewer plant.
Honolulu Civil Beat, July 16, 2021

Judge sides with plaintiffs again in West Maui injection wells case
Decision may bring drawn-out case to a close if county does not appeal
The Maui News, July 16, 2021

In Maui sewage case, U.S. Supreme Court sees broad reach of Clean Water Act
Honolulu Star Advertiser/AP, April 26, 2020

Supreme Court decides against county
Ruling: Injection wells fall under Clean Water Act
The Maui News, April 24, 2020

Supreme Court rebuffs Maui County in water pollution case (subscription required)
Honolulu Star Advertiser, April 24, 2020

Supreme Court rejects Trump administration’s view on key aspect of Clean Water Act
Washington Post, April 23, 2020

Supreme Court rejects EPA’s narrow view of Clean Water Act
PBS News Hour, April 23, 2020

Supreme Court Gives Environmentalists Partial Water Law Win
Bloomberg Law, April 23, 2020

Maui County loses Supreme Court case over sewage plant injection wells
Court rules that indirect flows to ocean require Clean Water Act permit
The Maui News, April 23, 2020

Justices unveil new test on Clean Water Act's scope
E & E News, April 23, 2020

Maui County Spends $ Millions -- Lost Water Pollution Fight
Ililani Media, April 23, 2020

US Supreme Court Rules Against Maui In Major Clean Water Case
The decision averted what many environmentalists feared was a gutting of the Clean Water Act.
Honolulu Civil Beat, April 23, 2020

Supreme Court says Clean Water Act applies to some groundwater pollution
CNN, April 23, 2020

Supreme Court sides largely with environmentalists in Maui wastewater case
Hawaii News Now, April 23, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to limit water pollution law
Reuters, April 23, 2020

Supreme Court hands environmentalists a win in water pollution case
The Hill, April 23, 2020

Supreme Court gives environmentalists narrow win in water pollution case
USA Today, April 23, 2020

Supreme Court rejects Trump-backed clean water ‘loophole’ in major environment case
CNBC, April 23, 2020

Supreme Court rejects EPA's narrow view of Clean Water Act
Yahoo News, April 23, 2020

Kavanaugh sides with progressives in a Supreme Court environmental case
Quartz, April 23, 2020

Tatofi leads long list of Maui County Na Hoku nominees
Show postponed to Sept. 10; benefits set for late in May
The Maui News, April 21, 2020




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