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March 29, 2016 | Blog Post

Farmworker Awareness Week: Cultivating Awareness and Celebrating Change

It’s National Farmworker Awareness Week, and people from all walks of life are taking action. They’re speaking up for their families and communities, advocating for stronger protections and redesigning agricultural practices to eliminate pesticides. (Spanish language version available.)

March 18, 2016 | Blog Post

Shutting Down a Wasteful Plan in Puerto Rico

An energy company is trying to fund the construction of a waste incinerator in Puerto Rico with federal dollars, even though the project could harm human health and the environment. (Spanish language version available.)

March 18, 2016 | Legal Document

Arecibo, Puerto Rico: 60-Day Notice of Intent to Sue

Arecibo, Puerto Rico: 60-Day Notice of Intent to Sue - Endangered Species Act Violations Related to Proposed Rural Utilities Service Financial Assistance to Energy Answers Incinerator

March 14, 2016 | Blog Post

Who Protects the Protectors like Berta Cáceres?

The brutal murder of Honduran indigenous and land rights defender Berta Cáceres brings into focus the dangers that activists face worldwide. (Spanish language version available.)

March 9, 2016 | Blog Post

A Celebration of Women Fighting for Justice

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re shining the spotlight on four women who demonstrate tremendous leadership within their communities and inspire us all through their participation in Earthjustice legal battles. (Spanish language version available.)

February 26, 2016 | Blog Post

The Empty Halls of Justice

The EPA says it wants to hear from the public about how best to handle civil rights complaints, but low turnout at a recent meeting in Oakland, Calif., raises concerns about whether the agency is doing enough to get the public’s attention.

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