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An aerial view of Cabo Pulmo.
(Photo courtesy of Sidartha Velázquez)
Press Release September 22, 2014

Tri-National Organization To Investigate Mexico for Environmental Enforcement in Gulf of California Development

The Secretariat of the Commission for the Environmental Cooperation (CEC) recommended a thorough investigation in Mexico’s systematic failure to enforce its environmental law when authorizing the construction of three tourist resorts in an important area with vulnerable ecosystems, endangered species and local communities.

Strong power plant carbon pollution limits are critical for tackling climate change.
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Article March 14, 2014

Fighting for Peoples' Right to Have Their Day in Court

Earthjustice has filed an appeal challenging a California law that severely restricts the public’s ability to dispute the California Energy Commission’s green-lighting of new power plants

A power plant in California.
(Photo courtesy of Jon Sullivan)
case May 29, 2013

Helping Communities Fight Power Plant Air Pollution

In California, citizens lack access to the courts to obtain judicial review of decisions to permit new natural gas-fired power plants. Under current law, only the California Supreme Court has discretion to hear such challenges, and, despite requests for review filed before it, it has never exercised its discretion to hear such a case. In…

Press Release May 29, 2013

Lawsuit Filed to Help Communities Fight Power Plant Air Pollution

Concerned public denied constitutional rights to challenge California Energy Commission permits