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September 28, 2015 | Feature

Frozen Treasure: Defending the Arctic

The Arctic is a thriving, diverse landscape filled with life. There is currently no offshore oil and gas development in America’s Arctic Ocean. And for the sake of our warming world and irreplaceable species, there should never be.

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 9, 2016 | Legal Document

Decision on Emergency Motion for Injunction Pending Appeal (Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. US Army Corps of Engineers)

Upon consideration of the emergency motion of appellant Standing Rock Sioux Tribe for injunction pending appeal, the oppositions thereto, the reply, the administrative injunction entered September 16, 2016, and the oral argument of the parties, it is ORDERED that the administrative injunction be dissolved. It is FURTHER ORDERED that the motion be denied.

September 20, 2016 | Letter

Arctic and Atlantic CEO Withdrawal Letter

On behalf of the undersigned organizations and our millions of members and activists, we thank
you for your strong leadership in the fight against climate change. We urge you to build on the
unprecedented progress you have already made, by exercising your statutory authority to
withdraw the U.S. Arctic and Atlantic oceans permanently from all future oil and gas leasing.


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