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Erasing Democracy

Congressional leaders are now attempting to unravel protections for clean air and water that keep our families healthy. Here's what you should know about the Congressional Review Act repeals and the so-called Regulatory Accountability Act—and how you can help stop them.

What You Should Know About ...

Earthjustice guides to understanding important environmental issues, from Dakota Access to Congressional attacks on our clean air and water safeguards.

FAQ: Standing Rock Litigation

On behalf of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Earthjustice has filed a motion for summary judgment on the major legal claims in the lawsuit filed against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prevent the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe near tribal lands.

Photos of Bears Ears

“Rising from the center of the southeastern Utah landscape and visible from every direction are twin buttes so distinctive that in each of the native languages of the region their name is the same: Hoon'Naqvut, Shash Jáa, Kwiyagatu Nukavachi, Ansh An Lashokdiwe, or ‘Bears Ears.’”

Video

How To Love Our Food

On the food we eat, how it gets to our plates, and what we can do to make our food production healthier for ourselves and for the planet. In conversation with Mark Bittman, Peter Lehner of Earthjustice, and Marcia DeLonge of Union of Concerned Scientists.

Growing Change

They told Jim Cochran no one cared about healthy food and healthy workers. He decided to prove them wrong. This is his story.

A Line In The Sand

Coal ash is the toxic waste created by coal-fired power plants. It is polluting communities all across America. This is the story of one of those places: La Belle, Pennsylvania.

About Earthjustice

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