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December 22, 2014 | Blog Post

Top 10 unEARTHED Blog Posts of 2014

There has been no shortage of hot topics to address this year on our unEARTHED Blog. From coal ash to honeybees, Earthjustice has been hard at work fighting for a healthy planet—and we’re blogging about it every step of the way. In case you missed any of them, here is your chance to catch up!

Presenting the most popular Earthjustice blogs of 2014:

December 22, 2014 | Blog Post

Daily Headaches and Vertigo: Life in the Fields of California

This is the sixth blog in a weekly series of personal stories from farm and agricultural workers, illustrating the need for stronger worker and safety protections against pesticide exposure. To get beyond the statistics of 10,000–20,000 pesticide poisonings on farms a year in this country, we go to the frontlines, beginning in California.

December 22, 2014 | Blog Post

Looking Back on Lima and Looking Forward to Paris

After a long slog in overtime, the gavel came down at the UN climate talks in Lima in the wee hours last Sunday. Reviews are wildly mixed, with some heralding a major step toward a new global regime and others despairing that governments, beholden to fossil fuel interests, are committing us to a calamitous future. 

December 19, 2014 | Blog Post

Refused to Give Up, Refused to Give In

“I believe that future generations will point to this day and say ‘This is when the tide began to turn against the dirty, dangerous and destructive fossil fuel industry,’” – Earthjustice Managing Attorney Deborah Goldberg, Dec. 17, 2014

December 18, 2014 | Blog Post

A Day in Hog Heaven After Judge Orders Feds to Evaluate Factory Farm's Impacts

In early December, environmentalists and community members celebrated a rare win against industrial agriculture and federal malfeasance in Arkansas. In a court case brought by Earthjustice, U.S. District Judge Price Marshall issued a decision finding that federal agencies illegally guaranteed loans to C&H Hog Farms, a factory farm near the Buffalo National River, without first effectively evaluating the potential environmental impacts of this swine operation.

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