The Latest by Kathleen Scatassa

Regional Communications Strategist

From 2007–2018, Kathleen partnered with clean energy coalitions and grassroots organizations, empowered communities to fight against fracking, and worked with the Policy & Legislation team to have their messages heard by legislators.

August 19, 2009

X Marks The Spot

Power lines to the people don't serve clean energy sources

July 28, 2009

From Idyll To Drill—A Catskill Travesty

Imagine how drilling will alter the landscape of this special patch of earth

July 15, 2009

Hazardous Coal Ash Sites Made Public

EPA reveals locations—now it must actually regulate coal ash

May 23, 2009

Endangered Wildlife Visit Capitol Hill

The debate over climate change legislation is heating up. And as members of Congress grapple with which position to take, they’ll be bombarded with opinions from many different sides of the debate. But last week, as members of Congress arrived at work in the morning and left in the evening, they were greeted by the …

February 23, 2009

End of Bush-era Mercury Pollution Trading Scheme

The U.S. Supreme Court ended years of legal battles today by declining to hear industry’s appeal of a 2008 Earthjustice victory. In that case Earthjustice, joined by more than a dozen public health and environmental groups and 14 states, challenged a plan by the Bush administration that would have created mercury "hot spots" across the country. …

February 19, 2009

Sunlight IS the Best Disinfectant.

Those oft-repeated words by Justice Louis Brandeis—referring to the importance of transparency and openness—took on a special meaning this week when Earthjustice sued Lysol-maker Reckitt-Benckiser and other household cleaners manufacturing giants for failing to disclose the chemical ingredients in their products and the health risks they pose. The UK-based Reckitt-Benkiser is being targeted in the …