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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.

January 23, 2017 | Legal Document

Petition for Review: Approval of Dicamba Use on Engineered Crops

Petitioners respectfully petition this Court to find that (1) EPA violated its duties under FIFRA in issuing the conditional registration, and (2) EPA violated the Agency’s duties under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), 16 U.S.C. §§ 1533-44, by failing to consult with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service or the National Marine Fisheries Service to insure that conditionally registering dicamba for uses on genetically engineered cotton and soybean in the thirty-four states will not jeopardize any listed species or destroy or adversely modify any of their critical habitats, see 16 U.S.C. § 1536 (a)(2), and to grant relief as may be appropriate.

November 22, 2016 | In the News: Honolulu Civil Beat

What Does A Trump Presidency Mean For Hawaii's Environment?

David Henkin, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “The fox has taken over the henhouse. So if we want eggs, we’re going to have to take care of our own henhouse ... We’re going to be fighting in the courts, we’re going to be fighting in Congress, we’re going to be fighting at the state level and make sure we don’t start backsliding.”

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