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Landmark Victories

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.

April 25, 2005 | Case

Defending the Appeals Reform Act

Earthjustice successfully fought a Bush administration regulation that sought to eliminate the right of ordinary Americans to participate in the management of their national forests.

April 11, 2005 | Feature

Adventures in Breathing

David Baron is an attorney in Washington, DC, who spends much of his time battling to force the federal government to obey laws enacted to clean up (and keep clean) the air and water we all depend on.

March 30, 2005 | Case

Strengthening Protections for Our Nation's Forests

Earthjustice challenged and won two attempts by the Bush administration that sought to severally weaken environmental regulations regarding the management of the country’s national forests, watersheds and wildlife.


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