The Latest by Terrence Neal


Terrence was an intern with the press team in the San Francisco, CA, headquarters during the summer of 2014. He was born and raised in rural Florida, and previously worked with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission to gather data on threatened wildlife and ecosystems.

Butte Creek, during the Chinook spring-run in 2014.
August 11, 2014

A Lucky Break for Butte Creek Salmon

This year, Earthjustice and California’s Butte Creek received a major assist from an unexpected source.

Ahi tuna tends to have high levels of mercury.
August 8, 2014

FDA Needs Better Guidelines on Toxicity in Fish

When browsing your local seafood counter, there’s a good chance you don’t consider how toxic the tuna or swordfish may be.

A child plays near the Cheswick coal-fired power plant in Pennsylvania. Burning coal is a major cause of climate change and releases toxic pollution that threatens our air and water.
July 21, 2014

Carbon Nation: Pollution is About Human Rights

In the United States, dirty power plants are the root of many health, civil and human rights issues.

The crude-by-rail explosion in Lac-Mégantic, Canada in 2013.
July 8, 2014

Remembering Lac-Megantic: Devastated by Explosive Oil Trains

On July 6, 2013, a train carrying crude oil derailed in the town of Lac-Megantic, resulting in a fiery explosion that decimated the town and killed 47 people.

The Echo Bay Marina at Nevada's Lake Mead Recreational Area in July 2014.
July 1, 2014

Carbon Nation: Power Plant Pollution is Sucking the West Dry

Earthjustice is advocating that the agency honor the commitments that President Obama made in his Climate Action Plan by setting strong standards that cut emissions from power plants by at least 35 percent below 2005 levels by 2020.