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Landmark Victories

July 30, 2005 | Feature

Rock Creek Mine on Hold, for Now

A hastily drawn biological opinion, issued under pressure from the former governor's office, cannot survive the light of day.

July 1, 2005 | Case

Power Plant Threat in Yellowstone

Earthjustice successfully challenged a proposal for a large new power plant in central Montana that would have polluted Yellowstone National Park and surrounding areas.

June 1, 2005 | Case

Protecting Migratory Birds from the Proliferation of FCC Towers

Earthjustice filed a lawsuit to protect migratory birds from the proliferation of FCC communication towers built without environmental review. As a result, the agency must now consider the impact on birds before it approves new towers.

May 26, 2005 | Case

Fighting to Protect Otero Mesa

Earthjustice successfully blocked a plan by the Bush administration to open Otero Mesa in New Mexico to oil and gas development.

May 12, 2005 | Feature

Air Pollution Starts a Movement

California prides itself on being the nation's breadbasket, the supplier of vegetables, fruits, nuts, and other agricultural products to the country and the world. But the San Joaquin Valley, where many of these crops are grown, has the worst air pollution of any comparable area in the country. Western Press Secretary Brian Smith recounts how a unique coalition came together to fight for cleaner air.

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