The Latest by Brian Smith

Campaign Manager

An Earthjustice staff member from 1999 until 2015, Brian used outreach and partnership skills to cover many issues, including advocacy campaign efforts to promote a healthy ocean.

February 26, 2013

China to Introduce Carbon Fees

The jury is still out on whether the U.S. will join other major emitters by putting fees on carbon pollution. But claims that U.S. action would be dangerously bold are no longer valid.

January 17, 2013

EPA Holds Slime Hearings In Florida

Clean water activists showed up in force today at the first of two US EPA meetings in Tampa to discuss setting limits on water pollution that comes from fertilizer, animal waste and sewage effluent.

January 8, 2013

World’s Largest Coal Exporter Feels Climate Chaos

This week, our friends down under are experiencing climate chaos up close and personal.

Atlantic menhaden.
December 14, 2012

Big Day For Little Fish

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission has finally responded to sound science and a huge public outcry by imposing the first ever coastwide fishing cap on the catch of a little fish known as the menhaden.

October 29, 2012

Speak Up for the “Most Important Fish in the Sea”

Now is the time to speak up for the “Most Important Fish in the Sea.”

October 16, 2012

Waiting For The Rain

Northern Californians are enjoying the Indian Summer, but worrying about the lack of rain.

September 25, 2012

Critical Mass At 20

How a bike ride in San Francisco started an international movement to reconsider car domination of our cities.

April 20, 2012

BP Oil Spill – Two Years Ago Today

Remembering America’s greatest environmental disaster, two years later.

April 9, 2012

Little Fish Are a Big Deal

Over the last 100 years the industrial fishing fleet has become very good at strip-mining the ocean of forage fish

February 2, 2012

Where’s the Outrage Over Coal Boondogles?

Deadbeat coal plants can be costly for taxpayers.