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January 9, 2017 | Job Post

Associate Attorney

 

 

The Northwest Office of Earthjustice is looking to hire an Associate Attorney that is available to start any time between April and fall of 2017. We are flexible as to start date during this period.  

January 9, 2017 | In the News: KPCC

Can The AQMD Raise $1 Billion a Year To Clean Up The Air?

Angela Johnson Mezaros, Attorney, Earthjustice: “You’re refusing to require that largest sources of air pollution install cost-effective, life-saving pollution control equipment. And instead you’re calling for a tax on ordinary folks for owning a car?”

January 6, 2017 | Action Alert

Join the fight to defend climate progress

On January 20, President-elect Trump will enter office flanked by congressional leaders who have made attacking climate action and dismantling health safeguards their top priorities. Speak out against dirty energy policies and defend climate progress today.

January 6, 2017 | Blog Post

Drilling Halted, the Atlantic Still Faces an Offshore Threat from the Oil Industry

Editor's note: The Obama  administration’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced today that it will deny six pending permit applications to conduct airgun seismic surveys in the Atlantic Ocean. Earthjustice has worked for years to oppose harmful seismic blasting, which is used to search for oil and gas deposits under the seafloor. For whales and other marine mammals that rely on sound for survival, this extreme noise pollution can have deadly consequences.

January 5, 2017 | Legal Document

Order Granting Joint Motion to Enter Consent Decree

This matter comes before the Court on the parties’ joint motion for entry of their proposed Consent Decree. (Dkt. No. 31.) The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published notice of the proposed Consent Decree in the Federal Register and received only one anonymous comment, which was incomplete in that it contained no substance or attachments.The United States consents to entry of the Consent Decree. (Id.) Having thoroughly considered the joint motion and the relevant record, the Court hereby GRANTS the motion and ENTERS the following consent decree:

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