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Landmark Victories

April 29, 2014 | Press Release: Victory

Reversing Lower Court, Supreme Court Clears Away Key Obstacle to Major Interstate Air Pollution Safeguard

In a victory for clean air and public health, today the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a lower court decision, in which the D.C. Circuit had struck down the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2011 Cross-State Air Pollution Rule. The rule would prevent up to 34,000 premature deaths each year and provide up to $280 billion in health and environmental benefits by reducing pollution that crosses state lines.

April 14, 2014 | Case

Defending Improved Furniture Flammability Standard

A coalition of fire safety and health groups, represented by Earthjustice, has intervened to support the recently updated California furniture flammability regulations, which have been challenged by the major chemical manufacturer Chemtura.

April 14, 2014 | Feature

A Year of Victories: 2013

Earthjustice marked another highly successful year in 2013, winning a broad variety of court victories that resulted in significant protections for the environment and human health. We would like to share five of our top accomplishments with you in recognition of the key role our supporters play in helping us achieve these victories. We couldn’t do it without you.

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Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health, to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, to advance clean energy, and to combat climate change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.