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Duggan & Pawlowski LLP Receives 2013 Clean Air Coalition Unsung Hero Award

On May 9, 2013, Jim and Neil accepted the 2013 “Unsung Hero Award” at the Clean Air Coalition of WNY’s Fourth Annual Dinner for successfully defending the Clean Air Coalition when Tonawanda Coke demanded nearly every document, record and correspondence the organization has created or received.

Among other recipients for this award were Ron LaBuda for his leadership in the fight against the Amigone’s crematory that was spewing human ash into his neighborhood and Rebecca Soto for her leadership in the fight for clean air and healthier children around the Peace Bridge Plaza.

Clean Air Earns Legal Victory

By Jessica Bagley | The Tonawanda News
Jan. 18, 2013

Tonawanda News — BUFFALO — A state Supreme Court judge ruled in favor of the Clean Air Coalition, effectively quashing a subpoena by lawyers representing Tonawanda Coke, the corporation being sued for allegedly emitting dangerous chemicals into the air and soil.

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Judge Rules In Favor Of Environmental Group In Tonawanda Coke Case

By Mark Sommer | Buffalo News Staff Reporter
Jan. 17, 2013

The state Supreme Court has ruled that an environmental organization will not have to turn over confidential documents to Tonawanda Coke Corp.

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Tonawanda Coke Seeks Records From Clean Air Coalition

By Patrick Lakamp | Buffalo News Staff Reporter
Dec. 2, 2012

Tonawanda Coke Corp. owner James D. Crane for years has refused to meet with or speak to the Clean Air Coalition of western New York, which has waged a grassroots campaign against the company for several years.

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