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December 16, 2016 | Feature

An Earthjustice Year In Pictures

In 2016, thanks to the generous investment and partnership of our supporters, more than one hundred Earthjustice attorneys pursued hundreds of legal cases on behalf of clients across the country. Take a look back at a few moments from Earthjustice’s work this year, from a community in Albany's South End to a Pacific island, from the halls of Capitol Hill to the court of law.

November 23, 2016 | Feature

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Your partnership makes our work possible. Your voice helps Earthjustice stand ready to fight the good fights today and into the future. Thank you for your support and friendship.

November 17, 2016 | Reference

Background on the Roan Plateau

As part of the “drill, baby, drill” strategy employed by the George W. Bush administration from 2000 to 2008, the president issued an executive order to “expedite energy-related projects” by limiting protections for wildlife and natural resources, and fast-tracking leasing on public lands.

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