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October 25, 2016 | Blog Post

Clearing the Air in Our National Parks

Watch Earthjustice set the record straight during upcoming oral arguments about the Navajo Generating Station’s dirty emissions and its outsized impact on our national treasures, including the Grand Canyon.

October 19, 2016 | Blog Post

Oil and Gas Threat Map Shows At-Risk Populations

A government bureau wants to open up one million acres of central California land to more fracking, but an Earthjustice lawsuit shows that the bureau needs to think before it acts.

October 11, 2016 | Legal Document

Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief: Fairbanks PM2 5 Nonattainment Classification

Fairbanks North Star Borough (the Borough) has the worst episodic fine particulate matter (PM-2.5) pollution in the nation—“worse than Los Angeles, Milwaukee and Detroit combined,” a local newspaper put it. See Exhibit 1 (Amanda Bohman, Air pollution in North Pole worse than Los Angeles, Milwaukee and Detroit combined, Fairbanks News Miner (May 27, 2016)). Defendants have known about Fairbanks’s PM-2.5 problem for more than half a decade, but they have repeatedly failed to take action mandated by the Clean Air Act to address the problem.

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