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Press & Campaign Contacts

Liz Judge
Director of Media Relations
Tel: 415-217-2007

Jared Saylor
Campaign Director
Tel: 202-667-4500, x5213

Terry Winckler
Managing Editor
Tel: 415-217-2016

Kari Birdseye.

Kari Birdseye
National Press Secretary
Tel: 415-217-2098

Maggie Caldwell

Maggie Caldwell
Press Secretary
Tel: 415-217-2084

Jessica Hodge
Campaign Manager
Tel: 202-667-4500, ext. 5201

Keith Rushing
Campaign Press Secretary
Tel: 202-667-4500, ext. 5236

Brian Smith
Campaign Manager
Tel: 415-217-2014

Kathleen Sutcliffe
Campaign Manager
Tel: 212-845-7380

Debra Mayfield
Community Partnerships Manager
Tel: 202-797-5222

February 27, 2001
Earthjustice and the Natural Resources Defense Council intervened in a case to protect Giant Sequoia National Monument, created to conserve nearly 330,000 acres of forest ecosystems and the last unprotected giant sequoia groves in the Sierra Nevada.
February 21, 2001
A coalition of environmental, transit, and community groups filed suit in U.S. District Court against the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and two Bay Area transit operators to enforce long-standing, unfulfilled commitments to improve transit ridership and air quality.
January 8, 2001
After thirty years of blown deadlines, inadequate plans, and broken promises, a coalition of Bay Area community and environmental groups filed suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to enforce Clean Air Act requirements needed to meet the national standard for ozone which protects public health.
November 28, 2000
Earthjustice sues to protect the last farmland and open space in the city of San Jose, CA.
November 15, 2000
Groups file petition to urge EPA action and notice their intent to sue
November 14, 2000
Golf Course Development Called 'Sprawl' not Smart Growth
November 9, 2000
A Federal Court of Appeals overturned a land swap in involving more than 1,700 acres of federal land that would have been used as the site of a controversial regional garbage dump in the Southern California desert.
November 6, 2000
Earthjustice on the passing of David Brower.
October 31, 2000
After five years of litigation a federal judge ruled that the National Marine Fisheries Service's (NMFS) decision not to list steelhead populations in northern California and southern Oregon illegal.
July 17, 2000
Lawsuit Filed Against EPA for Failure to Regulate Large Ship Emissions
May 9, 2000
On Roadless Areas Recommendations by Forest Service
September 9, 1999
Environmental and community groups filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration, the Sacramento Area Council of Governments, and the California Department of Transportation for illegally approving a $15 billion, long-range transportation plan that will exacerbate violations of federal standards for smog.