Florida Judge Rules in Favor of Conservation Groups on Constitutional Amendment for Land Acquisition
Anchovies are little fish with a big impact. When they’re overfished, the whales, salmon, sea birds and other marine predators that rely on them as a dietary staple face starvation and death. But a recent court decision marks a promising turning point for the anchovy and the health of California’s ocean ecosystem.
Adrian Martinez, Attorney, Earthjustice: “It is going to take some work to fix the significant amount of problems that were identified ... They’ll need to take a fresh look at the project.”
Hawai‘i just did what Scott Pruitt’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) refuses to do: protect public health by banning the pesticide chlorpyrifos from our food and farms.
Update, 6/13/18: In January, Rep. Raul M. Grijalva (D-AZ) requested that the Department of the Interior’s inspector general investigate why the National Academy of Sciences study of mountaintop removal mining’s health impacts had been cancelled.
Alisa Coe, Attorney, Earthjustice: "That was thumbing their nose at the voters ... That doesn't seem like it's allowable by the words that were on the ballot that the voters voted for."