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June 20, 2017 | In the News: Grist

The Unsustainable Whiteness of Green

Chas Lopez, Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, Earthjustice: “When we’re representing people, we need to make sure we’re mindful and respectful and acknowledge that history of a lack of trust — based on the way that these organizations or communities feel like they’d been treated in the past.”

June 19, 2017 | Blog Post

A Mom’s Battle Against Ozone

Afton Surwillo is part of a broad coalition of moms, doctors and faith leaders speaking out against congressional efforts to weaken clean air protections.

June 18, 2017 | Feature

National Monuments At Risk

An executive order jeopardizes 27 national monuments—and the public lands law that safeguards all national monuments, present and future: the Antiquities Act of 1906. Here's what you can do.

June 16, 2017 | In the News: Living On Earth

Shrinking Bears Ears

Tracy Coppola, Senior Legislative Counsel, Earthjustice: "There are industry interests that are chomping at the bit to tear apart this land. Certainly, what the president and his administration wasn't looking at was, all the folks on the ground and of course the historic partnership of the intertribal coalition that wanted to see this land protected."

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."

June 15, 2017 | Feature

DAPL Ruling: What Was Decided, What’s Next?

An explanation of the latest court decision in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's litigation: how the Trump administration decision fell short in three important respects, and what lies ahead.

June 15, 2017 | In the News: Mother Jones

Trump Is Slowly Undermining Obama’s Work on Healthy Food

Peter Lehner, Senior Strategic Advisor, Earthjustice: “[The delay is] another example of the Trump Administration’s willingness to accommodate even unfounded and partial industry opposition to the detriment of the health and welfare of people and families across the country.”

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