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June 26, 2018 | Legal Document

Earthjustice DOI Transparency Lawsuit

Earthjustice filed suit on behalf of the Sierra Club and Friends of the Earth in federal court in the Northern District of California to pry loose suspected new agency guidelines around transparency at the Department of Interior put in place under Secretary Ryan Zinke.

June 25, 2018 | Legal Document

Earthjustice FOIA national monuments record #2

Forwarded email dated July 05, 2017 from Senior Advisor of DOI Doug Domenech re: Subject line: "From American Samoa" attachment "03.07.17_ltr_to_potus_re_monuments.pdf"

June 25, 2018 | Legal Document

Earthjustice FOIA national monuments record #1

Email dated June 08, 2017 re: documents for the monument reviews - a draft economic report on Bears Ears, and a draft interim report on the overall review process.

May 25, 2018 | Legal Document

Amicus Brief: Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments & Physicians for Social Responsibility re: CO oil and gas

Amici Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments and Physicians for Social Responsibility are organizations whose members treat, study, and care for patients who suffer negative health impacts from unconventional oil and gas development in Colorado. They submit this amicus brief to ensure that the Court does not lose sight of the mounting body of peer-reviewed scientific evidence that unconventional oil and gas development in Colorado negatively impacts public health.

May 1, 2018 | Case

Saving the Sage Grouse

Sage-grouse populations, which once numbered in the millions, have been decimated by oil and gas development and other disturbances.

April 30, 2018 | Legal Document

Sage Grouse Complaint

This case challenges the Trump Administration’s systematic disregard of legally binding land management plans adopted to protect the greater sage-grouse. Greater sage-grouse once numbered in the millions across much of the western United States. The Lewis and Clark expedition and numerous other nineteenth-century observers commented on the birds’ abundance, and the grouse is an integral part of the western landscape. In recent decades, however, grouse populations have plummeted throughout their range due to habitat loss and fragmentation caused by oil and natural gas development and other activities.

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