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April 24, 2015 | Blog Post

One of California’s Dirtiest Industries Must Clean up Its Act

On Thursday, the California Air Resources Board—the state agency charged with bringing clean air to Californians—heard a proposed plan from its staff on how to tackle the pernicious problem of freight pollution in California. The ships, trucks, trains and aircraft that move freight throughout California and into the rest of the country undoubtedly provide economic benefits to Californians.

April 23, 2015 | Job Post

Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion

Reporting to the President, and serving as an integral member of the senior leadership team, the inaugural Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion will be a thoughtful and influential communicator who can contribute creative, dynamic, and forward-thinking strategy and execution to lead Earthjustice’s efforts in fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace, as well as deepening Earthjustice’s work with diverse communities, who are disproportionately affected by environmental challenges. 

April 23, 2015 | Blog Post

Strong U.S. Leadership Can Deliver on Black Carbon Reductions in the Arctic

When the United States assumes the chair of the Arctic Council this Friday, April 24th, it will have an extraordinary opportunity to lead on an issue that is high on President Obama’s climate agenda—reducing emissions of the climate pollutants black carbon and methane to slow the rapid warming and ice melt in the Arctic.  When foreign ministers of the council gather in Iqaluit this week, they will for the first time collectively tackle climate change in the region by adopting the landmark Framework for Action on Enhanced Black Carbon and Methane Emissions Reductions.

April 22, 2015 | Action Alert

Protect the Arctic from Big Oil

Tell the U.S. Department of the Interior: Reject Shell’s proposed plan to drill in the Arctic Ocean!

April 22, 2015 | Case

Fighting For Clean Air Protections In Maryland

Five million Marylanders live in areas that have been designated as having unhealthy levels of smog in the air. New clean air protections would reduce pollution by requiring coal-fired power plants in Maryland to install and use the same types of modern pollution controls that are more prevalent on coal plants in states throughout the country. Less than half of the coal units in Maryland are equipped with such modern controls.

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