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July 8, 2014 | Case

Challenging California’s Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides

Environmental and food safety groups, represented by Earthjustice, are challenging California’s illegal practice of approving new agricultural uses for neonicotinoid pesticides, despite mounting evidence that the pesticides are devastating honeybees.

July 7, 2014 | Blog Post

UPDATE: Coral and Parrotfish – A Love Story

Since the May 14 release of the Earthjustice video titled Coral and Parrotfish – A Love Story, more than 90,000 people have learned about how parrotfish can be essential players in coral preservation.

July 2, 2014 | Blog Post

San Joaquin Valley Agency Blows Hot Air

An unfortunate incident shows both how much advocates have achieved—and how much more work we have to do in the San Joaquin Valley.

June 26, 2014 | Case

Fighting for Clean Energy in Southern California

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has voted on their plan to replace the power from the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating System. The CPUC passed their proposed decision unanimously, which will require Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric to incorporate clean energy to replace the San Onofre system. Ultimately, the final decision incorporated last minute changes that will increase the odds that utilities will build gas plants instead of installing local, renewable energy sources.

June 25, 2014 | Blog Post

Building a Healthy Living Plan for a Growing Bay Area

Irene's commute provides a snapshot of the economic and demographic changes affecting all the neighborhoods around the Bay Area. Can public transportation keep pace with residents' needs? Will people continue to find affordable housing near their workplaces? How will these changes shape the identities of our neighborhoods?

June 23, 2014 | Blog Post

Listen To The Bees

I’m not an academic, not a scientist, nor a policy maker. I’m just a mom and a beekeeper who sees bee’s disappearing; and I’m terribly worried.

June 23, 2014 | Case

Challenging the Port of Long Beach's Plan to Export Toxic Coal

On behalf of Sierra Club, Communities for a Better Environment and Natural Resources Defense Council, Earthjustice is challenging the Port of Long Beach’s approval of two controversial agreements, which allow the Port to annually export more than 1 million tons of coal and petcoke, a byproduct of oil refining, for the next 15 years.

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