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September 10, 2015 | Feature

The Perfect Crime: What's Killing All the Bees?

Honey bee colonies have experienced widespread die-offs. Many beekeepers believe a class of pesticides are weakening their bees. Mega-corporations are making a killing off their pesticides—but are they also getting away with murder? View the photo essay.

July 22, 2015 | Feature

The California Drought

Who gets the water and who's hung out to dry? The historic drought has dredged up old feuds over who can lay claim to water in a thirsty state. As the powerful lobby for the agricultural industry—which currently consumes 80% of California's water supply—cries for more water to be pumped to their farms in the arid regions of the Central Valley, just who would be left high and dry?

July 20, 2015 | Feature

Map: Crude-by-Rail Across America

Railroad shipments of volatile crude oil into America's cities have dramatically increased, with explosive results. See a map of major crude oil train accidents since 2012—and the communities that are fighting back.

December 3, 2013 | Feature

Voyaging Back From an Age of Extinction

Steller’s sea cow was the first to disappear after a voyage of discovery accelerated a wave of extinction in North America. The tiny palila bird was the first to benefit from Earthjustice’s use of a law passed to end the extinctions.

June 20, 2016 | Legal Document

Request To Investigate The Misuse Of $53 Million In Mineral Leasing Act Payments To Utah To Fund A Private Coal Export Terminal In Oakland, California.

The Sierra Club, Alliance for a Better Utah, HEAL Utah, Grand Canyon Trust, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Living Rivers, Earthjustice (on behalf of the Sierra Club and Grand Canyon Trust), and The Sloan Law Firm, PLLC (on behalf of Living Rivers) urge you to investigate the State of Utah’s misuse of $53 million in federal communitydevelopment funds to finance a bulk shipping terminal in Oakland, California and thereby encourage mining and export of Utah coal. We believe that these actions require review by your offices for possible legal and ethical violations.

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