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November 22, 2016 | In the News: Grist

Environmental Leaders on Hope and Progress in the Age of Trump

Lisa Garcia, VP of Litigation for Healthy Communities: "We need to raise our voices in the coming months and years so that political leaders understand that our communities will not tolerate attacks to their health or their environment."

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.”

November 22, 2016 | Blog Post

Our First National Park: More Precious Than Gold

Editor's note: U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell recently responded to calls from local community leaders, joined by environmental groups including Earthjustice, to protect more than 30,000 acres of public land near Yellowstone National Park from two gold mine proposals. The lands serve as some of the last refuges for our nation’s most iconic symbols of wildness—grizzly bears, lynx and wolverines. The new protections are the result of a mineral withdrawal proposal, which triggers a two-year moratorium on mining activity.
November 21, 2016 | Blog Post

The Fight for U.S. Climate Action Is Just Getting Started

As world leaders gathered last week in Marrakech to figure out how to avoid the end of the world as we know it, a surprising plot twist upped the suspense.  After this election, can we still save the planet?  Or more precisely, will the U.S. choose to act in time?

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