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December 9, 2011 | Blog Post

Will World's Nations Use Road Map To Fix Climate Change?

(Earthjustice attorney Erika Rosenthal is attending the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Durban, South Africa. This is the second in a series of blogs she will be filing from the conference.)

December 6, 2011 | Feature

"All Waters of the United States": Comments

In 2005, the Bush administration announced an "advanced notice of proposed rulemaking" in which it solicited public input on how to narrow the scope of the Clean Water Act by identifying which of the nation’s waters they will no longer protect under the Act. The EPA received more than 137,000 public comments, the vast majority of which opposed the proposal, with resource agencies in 35 states (including 14 with Republican governors) opposing the administration’s plan.

December 1, 2011 | Blog Post

Survivor: The Sea Turtle Edition

It’s not every day that a wild animal gets a lucky break, but a few months back that’s exactly what happened to Karsten, a peaceful loggerhead sea turtle that was released off of Sombrero Beach in the Florida Keys after months of rehabilitation.

November 29, 2011 | Blog Post

Yellowstone Grizzly Bears Safer For Now

Yellowstone grizzly bears warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act. So says the federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals which recently upheld a lower-court ruling that rejected a federal government effort to strip the bears of their protections.