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Press Release September 25, 2023

Court Rejects Polluters’ Requests to Block EPA’s Good Neighbor Rule

Reductions in cross-state smog-forming emissions will go forward

Document September 25, 2023

Federal Appeals Court Denies Polluters Request Challenging EPA’s Good Neighbor Rule

Environmental and health groups celebrated an important step toward clean air after a federal appeals court today denied the requests of states and industry groups to block the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Good Neighbor Rule.” The rule, designed to address cross-state air pollution and the adverse health effects of ozone pollution, also called smog, will improve public health and air quality.

staff September 22, 2023

Nirit Lotan

Based in San Francisco, Nirit is an associate attorney with the California Regional Office.

Press Release September 22, 2023

Environmental Groups Appeal Western District of Louisiana Order to Remove Protections for Endangered Whale from Gulf Lease Sale

Emergency order seeks to reinstate protections before upcoming, massive offshore oil and gas sale

Document September 22, 2023

Emergency Motion for Stay Pending Appeal – Order Removes Protections from Endangered Rice’s Whale

Emergency order seeks to reinstate protections before upcoming, massive offshore oil and gas sale

Press Release September 22, 2023

Groups File Supreme Court Amicus Brief in New England Fisheries Case

The case could significantly affect how federal courts review federal regulations

Document September 22, 2023

Supreme Court Amicus Brief – Loper Bright Enterprise v. Raimondo – New England Fisheries

The case could significantly affect how federal courts review federal regulations

Rice's whale, photographed in the Gulf of Mexico. Rice's whales are members of the baleen whale family Balaenopteridae. With likely fewer than 100 individuals remaining, Rice's whales are one of the most endangered whales in the world. (NOAA)
Update September 22, 2023

Oil Companies Are Trying to Grab an Endangered Whale’s Small Pocket of Ocean

There are about 50 Gulf of Mexico whales left in the world, and oil and gas development is the greatest danger to their survival.

Stikine River (Michael Penn)
Press Release September 21, 2023

Transboundary Mining in British Columbia May Violate Human Rights, Says Inter-American Commission

Petition from the Southeast Alaska Indigenous Transboundary Commission (SEITC) addresses Canada’s failure to regulate and prevent threats from large-scale mining operations in British Columbia

Document September 21, 2023

Western District of Louisiana Court Order Lease Sale 261

Granting plaintiffs’ preliminary injunction motion

Press Release September 21, 2023

Beyond Petrochemicals Marks First Anniversary With Five Victories

Campaign partners celebrate their success in blocking the build out of five toxic petrochemical facilities

Organophosphates are acutely toxic and associated with neurodevelopmental harms in children
(Austin Valley / CC BY 2.0)
Press Release September 20, 2023

Voices Across the U.S. Demand Ban on Brain-Harming Pesticide by Any Means Necessary

Advocates praise bill introduction in Congress and urge EPA for a full ban

UN Special Envoy on Climate Ambition and Solutions Michael R. Bloomberg speaks onstage during The Earthshot Prize Innovation Summit In Partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies on September 19, 2023 in New York City. (Bryan Bedder / Getty Images for Bloomberg Philanthropies)
Press Release September 20, 2023

Michael R. Bloomberg Doubles Down with Additional $500M to Help End Fossil Fuels and Usher in a New Era of Clean Energy in the United States

Beyond Carbon campaign will continue to work towards shuttering all remaining U.S. coal plants, quadrupling the amount of clean energy on the grid, and halving gas use by 2030

Beyond Carbon Logo
(Image courtesy of the Beyond Carbon/Bloomberg.org team)
Article September 20, 2023

Joining Forces to Fight the Climate Crisis and Move Beyond Carbon

Earthjustice and Beyond Carbon partner to accelerate the clean energy transition and advance environmental justice.

Press Release September 19, 2023

Earthjustice statement on California’s lawsuit to recover the costs of climate change from the worst fossil fuel industry polluters

On September 15, the state of California filed a major lawsuit aimed at holding the fossil fuel industry accountable for lying about climate change.

Article September 19, 2023

Carbon Capture: The Fossil Fuel Industry’s False Climate Solution

A massive buildout of carbon capture facilities is not the way to avert the climate crisis.

staff September 18, 2023

Auburn Bell

Based in Washington, D.C., Auburn is a Legislative Representative with the Earthjustice Policy and Legislation team.

Document September 18, 2023

IACHR Report on Admissibility for SEITC Petition

Decision by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to admit a petition from Southeast Alaska Indigenous Transboundary Commission (SEITC), alleging that Canada’s failure to regulate and prevent threats from large-scale mining operations in British Columbia constitutes a violation of SEITC member Tribes’ internationally recognized human rights.