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September 23, 2015 | Blog Post

Howling for Wolf Art

“‘Grandmother, what big teeth you have!’ ‘All the better to eat you up with.’ And, saying these words, the wicked wolf fell upon Little Red Riding Hood and ate her all up.” –folktale

September 23, 2015 | Legal Document

Verified Petition for Writ of Mandate

Environmental justice and conservation groups are suing the Southern California city of Moreno Valley over its approval of the World Logistics Center, a sprawling 40-million-square-foot warehouse project.

September 22, 2015 | Feature

Ocean Optimism Lex

Yes, our oceans are in trouble, threatened by overfishing and pollution and climate change – but there are inspirational success stories from around the world that give us hope that local actions and dedicated individuals, supported by credible legal regimes, can turn the tide and bring our oceans back to health.

September 22, 2015 | Blog Post

Napa Vintner Says ‘No Pesticides, No Problem!’

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We do a lot of talking about what’s wrong with agriculture in this country—rampant use of dangerous pesticides, unfair labor practices that disrespect and disconnect farmworkers from our food chain and government agencies that have listened to Big Ag for far too long when it comes to the science of protecting our food system and, ultimately, the food we consume. 

September 21, 2015

Charles J. Lopez

Charles “Chas” Lopez is the Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion.

Chas has more than a decade of work experience in large-scale, complex organizations, including academic medical centers and higher education institutions. Prior to joining Earthjustice, he served as interim Chief Diversity Officer and Executive Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion for Portland State University. Previous to that, he was the interim Associate Director of Risk Management and Emergency Management Administrator for Oregon Health & Science University.


About Earthjustice

Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health, to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, to advance clean energy, and to combat climate change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.