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August 1, 2017 | Feature

Right To Zero

The Right To Zero campaign is transforming the way we use energy and transport goods, services and ourselves across California. From our power grid to ports, buses to garbage trucks, it's time for the Golden State to ditch fossil fuels and lead the shift to zero-emissions.

July 27, 2017 | In the News: North American Wind Power

‘Arbitrary’ Transmission Fee Threatens Montana Wind Development

Aurora Janke, Attorney, Earthjustice: “BPA’s proposed decision refuses to eliminate an unreasonable duplicate charge that has left nearly 200 MW of BPA’s transmission capacity unused since it was developed in the 1980s. This proposed decision is inconsistent with sound business principles and discriminates against Montana renewable resources seeking to supply energy to the Pacific Northwest.”

June 15, 2017 | In the News: TIME Magazine

Why California's Climate Change Fight Is Also About Public Health

Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "In California, we need to address our climate pollution problem, and we need to address our air quality problem. The goals go hand in hand. We need to drastically decrease the amount of fossil fuels we combust. ... LA is kind of the perfect place to become the electric vehicle capital of the world: we have lots of passenger vehicles, we have lots of transit buses. Electrification of our transportation sector is critical."

May 25, 2017 | In the News: Southern California Public Radio, Take Two

Gov. Brown Visits Polluted Neighborhoods In Environmental Tour Of Southeast LA

Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "This is one of the most polluted parts of the region. There's lots of diesel trucks and other air pollution that comes into this regions. So, the idea was to let the governor experience firsthand, what it's like to live in this area that is heavily impacted by dirty trucks, dirty trains, and other emissions from goods movement."

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About Earthjustice

Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health, to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, to advance clean energy, and to combat climate change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.