When it comes to protecting the environment, political action and grassroots movements tend to get the most attention. But environmental lawsuits have proven to be an important – if unglamorous – way to help save the planet. This infographic from Australia-based Hones La Hood Lawyers reveals some of the most interesting environmental law cases throughout history and the positive (and not so positive) changes that they brought about, including who benefited from the BP oil spill fines and how current EPA air quality regulations came about.
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