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February 3, 2015 | Explainer

Timeline of the Roadless Rule

A timeline of the creation of and fight to defend the National Forest Roadless Area Conservation Policy.

September 12, 2019 | Video

A Healing Journey: The Nimiipuu Canoe Project

For thousands of years, the Nimiipuu people piloted their canoes along the tumbling waters of the Snake River. But after dams were built and the river choked off, a tradition was lost for over 100 years. Until now.

September 10, 2019 | Legal Document

PolyMet Mine Complaint

Earthjustice complaint on behalf of Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, Center for Biological Diversity and Minnesota Center or Environmental Advocacy targets U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Minnesota's PolyMet mine.

September 9, 2019 | Legal Document

Comments on Tacoma LNG Project

Earthjustice submits these comments on behalf of Advocates for a Cleaner Tacoma, and the Sierra Club. The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency should deny the Notice of Construction for the Tacoma LNG project. This project would commit Washington to another 40 years of fossil fuel dependence when as a state we are committed to moving aggressively in the opposite direction.

August 21, 2019 | Legal Document

COMPLAINT: Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Attack on Endangered Species Act

Environmental and animal protection groups sued the Trump administration over its new regulations that dramatically weaken the Endangered Species Act. Earthjustice filed the lawsuit on behalf of Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, National Parks Conservation Association, WildEarth Guardians, and the Humane Society of the United States.

August 20, 2019 | Legal Document

Washington State Court of Appeals Ruling: Milleninum Bulk Terminals

The Department of Natural Resources and the Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary S. Franz, and Columbia Riverkeeper, Washington Environmental Council, and Sierra Club appeal the superior court’s order concluding that DNR acted arbitrarily and capriciously by denying Northwest Alloys, Inc.’s consent to sublease state-owned aquatic lands to Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview, LLC.

August 20, 2019 | In the News: Seattle PI

Appeals Court Deals Blow To Big Coal Export Terminal Proposed For Longview, Washington

Marisa Ordonia, Attorney, Northwest Regional Office, Earthjustice: "DNR manages state lands for the benefit of the public, not for the benefit of hedge fund investors gambling on coal exports. The Court of Appeals confirmed DNR was appropriately cautious about exposing Washington to a damaging and risky coal export terminal, particularly given Millennium's deception early in the state permitting process."

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