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March 28, 2017 | Feature

Coal mining on our public lands poses serious costs that we can no longer afford.

Our public lands belong to all Americans. As our window to address catastrophic climate change rapidly closes, we cannot bow to short-sighted corporate interests and allow our lands to be destroyed in ways that ultimately hurt us all. Earthjustice is suing the Trump administration over an executive order opening tens of thousands of acres of public lands to the coal industry.

March 28, 2017 | In the News: Newsweek

Trump's Plan To Gut Obama's Climate Policies: What You Need To Know

Jenny Harbine, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "We expect to challenge any action that allows coal leasing to resume before [an] environmental review is completed that evaluates whether the federal coal leasing program should be reformed (or scrapped altogether) in light of its significant climate impacts and failure to generate a fair return for U.S. taxpayers."

March 23, 2017 | Feature

The Lobo's Lament

Meet the Mexican gray wolf, one of the most endangered mammals in North America. Experts believe the genetically weak population could rebound if more wolves are released into the wild. So why is this wolf, and so many of her kind, living out a life in captivity?

March 9, 2017 | In the News: Great Falls Tribune

Cameras Catching Elusive Wolverines In Action

Tim Preso, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: “There just aren’t a lot of these critters around and they already exist in pretty fragmented habitat. And climate change is just going to shrink available habitat more and more.”

January 17, 2017 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Coalition Sues for Public Access to Fracking Chemical Information

A coalition of Montana property owners, public health advocates, and conservation groups have filed a legal challenge to the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation’s refusal to grant the public greater access to information about the chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.”

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