Written by Peggy Pauly, a wife, mother and home-school teacher in Yerington, Nevada. Peggy has been working with the Great Basin Resource Watch, an Earthjustice client, on cleaning up the abandoned Anaconda Mine near her home.
Written by Summer Kupau-Odo, Earthjustice Associate Attorney, Kapua Sproat, Earthjustice Counsel, and Isaac Moriwake, Earthjustice Staff Attorney.
Emily Jacke is a Development Assistant at Headquarters in San Francisco.
Spring has come to Washington, D.C., and the congressional appropriations process—the process by which the government is funded—has emerged from hibernation after last year’s budget deal. The year began with calls from both the Senate and the House of Representatives for “regular order,” which long ago meant getting all of the budget bills that fund different parts of the government completed on time and signed into law individually.