The Latest by Earthjustice

Because the earth needs a good lawyer

We live in a country of strong environmental laws — and Earthjustice holds those who break our nation’s laws accountable for their actions.

Transmission lines and utility poles are silhouetted at sunset against a darkening sky.
July 17, 2024

The Solution to a Faster Clean Energy Transition? More Power Lines.

We know that a 100% clean energy requires more electricity transmission lines. Now, the federal government has taken sweeping action to modernize and build out the grid.

The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.
June 28, 2024

Supreme Court Eliminates Longstanding Legal Principle in Ruling About Fisheries Management

What you need to know about Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo, and how the Court’s ruling jeopardizes the government’s ability to regulate

Transmission lines and utility poles are silhouetted at sunset against a darkening sky.
May 14, 2024

The Solution to a Faster Clean Energy Transition? More Power Lines.

We know that a 100% clean energy requires more electricity transmission lines. Now, the federal government has taken sweeping action to modernize and build out the grid.

Oil fields in Kern County, California
March 21, 2024

The clean energy transition is happening. But Big Oil isn’t budging.

The fossil fuel industry is backsliding on its climate pledges. Earthjustice is filing lawsuits to keep pushing for the clean energy transition that science demands.

Grizzly bear near Canyon, Yellowstone National Park.
March 20, 2024

3 Amazing Mammals Earthjustice Is Fighting For

Here’s how we’re using the Endangered Species Act as a powerful legal tool to protect imperiled animals.

people in the foreground look at a chemical facility in flames with a sky full of dark smoke rising up.
March 6, 2024

The Country’s Deadliest Chemical Plants are Now Required to Prepare for Extreme Weather

A new EPA rule protects nearly 180 million people at risk of chemical disasters.

Close up of an electric car charging port.
January 17, 2024

Are Electric Vehicles Really Better for the Environment? Yes.

Electric vehicles stack up better than combustion any which way you look at it.

A wind turbine at the Twin Groves Wind Farm outside of Bloomington, Illinois.
January 8, 2024

What You Need to Know About One of the Most Important Agencies Overseeing the U.S. Energy System

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission plays a critical role in supporting the U.S. clean energy transition.

A wide photo of a beach, surrounded by a green valley in Hawaii.
December 1, 2023

Hawaiʻi’s Valleys Get Permanent Protection from Damaging Military Training

After decades of advocacy, the Secretary of Defense announced that live-fire training will never happen at the Mākua Military Reservation again.

A California sea otter floats on its back in the ocean, looking towards you, with paws clasped together and slightly raised above the water's surface.
October 27, 2023

3 Marine Species Earthjustice Is Fighting For

As the Endangered Species Act celebrates its 50th anniversary, here’s how we’re using this powerful legal tool to protect ocean creatures.