We take on many of the biggest environmental and health challenges of our time and stick with them. The law makes change.
Because the earth needs a good lawyer.
Senior Staff Writer
Jessica is a former award-winning journalist. She enjoys wild places and dispensing justice, so she considers her job here to be a pretty amazing fit.
By Jessica A. Knoblauch / Toxic Exposure & Health Program
A fundamental environmental law, the Toxic Substances Control Act, can help protect us from harmful chemicals. But first, the government needs to fully enforce it.
By Jessica A. Knoblauch / Biodiversity Defense Program
A decades-long fight for four imperiled species — and an entire landscape — is nearly complete.
By Jessica A. Knoblauch / Northern Rockies Office
New federal protections secured through Earthjustice litigation will help ensure that wolverines, a snow-dependent species, can survive a warming world.
By Jessica A. Knoblauch / Alaska Office
Earthjustice filed an appeal and a motion to prevent construction on the Alaska mega-project. Here’s what comes next.
By Jessica A. Knoblauch / California Office
The Port of Oakland wants to widen its basins, bringing more megaships — and more pollution — to an already overburdened community.
By Jessica A. Knoblauch
Increasing wildfires fueled by climate change unleash a toxic cocktail. Here’s how we can lessen their health impacts by strengthening clean air protections year-round and nationwide.
By Jessica A. Knoblauch / Midwest Office & Policy and Legislation Team
Dangerous mining plans threatened to ruin a pristine wilderness and a town’s thriving economy. Until we stepped in.
By Jessica A. Knoblauch / Northwest Office
The world’s top scientists warn that biodiversity is in a free fall. Puget Sound’s endangered resident orcas are just the latest victims of short-sighted human actions that are causing an ecological crisis.
By Jessica A. Knoblauch / Clean Energy Program
A gas utility in Oregon tried to charge customers for its lobbying in schools — part of the gas industry’s longstanding efforts to push for increasing fossil fuel use nationwide. Then we stepped in.
By Jessica A. Knoblauch / Northeast Office
A clean energy win in Queens shows what’s possible when fossil fuels are swept off the table.