The Latest by Christopher Amato

Staff Attorney

Christopher was a staff attorney with Earthjustice's Northeast regional office in New York, NY.

Charlene Benton
June 7, 2017

Remembering a Community’s Champion

Charlene Benton was a hero in her community and an inspiration to those who knew her—including me.

School crossing guard Be Be White stops traffic on South Pearl Street for children, including his son Brayton and Sanaiya, both six years old. White, who has lived in Ezra Prentice Homes for 12 years is among the residents who attended meetings against th
July 21, 2016

Fortune 500 Company: 0, Community Members: 1

The residents of Ezra Prentice Homes in Albany, NY, recently won a key victory in the fight against a tar sands oil train proposal that's a disaster for public health and climate.

The Allegheny River in New York where the Hellbender Salamander once thrived.
March 18, 2015

New York State’s Imperiled Six

Earthjustice has submitted comments urging the NY Department of Environmental Conservation to place these six species on New York's list of endangered and threatened species.