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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.

August 22, 2016 | Blog Post

Two Tunnels Too Many

Earthjustice is representing Restore the Delta to oppose a massive diversion of fresh water from California’s Delta for Governor Jerry Brown's proposed “Twin Tunnels” project.

August 17, 2016 | Legal Document

Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief: Florida Port Everglades Dredging

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps” or “Army Corps”) has unlawfully approved a massive dredging project for Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Corps’ environmental analysis for this project is based on the same assumptions and information it used to authorize a nearly identical dredging project to expand the Port of Miami (“PortMiami”), just 30 miles south.

August 5, 2016 | Blog Post

Cleaning Up California’s Dirty Freight System

California asserts its commitment to a strong economy and a healthy environment in its new Sustainable Freight Action Plan, but the state can do even more to clean up the polluting freight system.

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