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August 20, 2014 | Case

Defending Federal Rule That Will Ease Transition from Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy

The Natural Resources Defense Council, Environmental Defense Fund, Conservation Law Foundation, and Union for Concerned Scientists—represented by Earthjustice and Natural Resources Defense Council—intervened to defend the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s landmark Order No. 1000, which breaks down longstanding barriers to modernizing the grid and hastening a shift away from dirty fossil fuels to clean energy.

August 19, 2014 | Blog Post

Uniontown Prepares to Demand Justice

Residents of Uniontown, Alabama prepare for EPA visit to investigate the complaint filed by many of its citizens under the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 against the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

August 19, 2014 | Blog Post

When Lobbying is a Good Thing

Lobbying is the act of attempting to influence decisions made by officials in the government. There is bad lobbying and, as I learned, there is good.

August 19, 2014 | Blog Post

Study Shows Aquifers Threatened by Fracking

Throughout the U.S. oil and gas boom, frackers have countered public concerns about water contamination with the assurance that drilling operations target deposits that sit much deeper than drinking-water aquifers. This picture is not entirely accurate, according to recent research.

Our mountains, rivers and wildlife belong to all and so too must the power of justice belong to all those who desire to protect our nation's natural treasures. Working together, we will continue holding accountable those who would harm the environment and our communities, and we will continue to ensure that the earth has a good lawyer. Join our fight.Trip Van NoppenPresident, Earthjustice