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July 20, 2017 | Legal Document

Joint Reply to Responses in Opposition to Motion to Stay or Vacatur

Joint Reply of Petitioners Air Alliance Houston et al. and Petitioner-Intervenor United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union to Responses in Opposition to Motion for a Stay or, in the Alternative, Summary Vacatur

July 20, 2017 | Job Post

Bilingual Litigation/Office Assistant

 

 

Earthjustice’s Florida regional office is seeking an entry-level, full-time Bilingual Litigation/Office Assistant to provide administrative support to our lawyers.  The position is available immediately and is located in Miami.

July 20, 2017 | In the News: Mother Jones

Coal Ash: Coming to a Town Near You?

Lisa Evans, Senior Administrative Counsel, Earthjustice: “This is the injustice of it all. Building a landfill is 19th century technology. The money [utility companies save] amounts to pennies.”

July 19, 2017 | Blog Post

From Land Grab to Ocean Grab: Oceans Now in Peril from Offshore Drilling

The oil-and-gas-hungry Trump administration is yet again attempting to hand over public areas to the fossil fuel industry. This time, it’s our oceans that are in peril.

In April, President Trump kicked off his assault by issuing an executive order undoing a permanent drilling ban in the vast majority of the Arctic Ocean and important parts of the Atlantic. On behalf of a coalition of conservation and Alaska Native groups, we and our co-counsel NRDC are in court challenging this unlawful rollback.

July 19, 2017 | In the News: San Francisco Chronicle

Feds Probe West Oakland Development For Racial Bias On Pollution

Adenike Adeyeye, Senior Researcher & Policy Analyst, Earthjustice: “Even as the community was saying 'this isn’t what we want, and we don’t want more truck traffic,' the city was pursuing that avenue. Being exposed to a lot of exhaust from trucks affects people’s entire systems — heart, lungs, brain — and can have devastating impacts.”

July 19, 2017 | In the News: Grunion Gazettes

Ports Release Aggressive, Expensive Clean Air Action Plan

Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “The mayors laid out a bold vision for what they expect. What people are going to look at is, ‘does this plan live up to this vision?’ You have to have a way to measure success; otherwise it’s another policy plan that could be dismissed at the whim of future harbor commissions. Emissions commitment are important.”

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