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Ford F-150 Lightning pickup trucks sit on the production line at the Ford Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn, Michigan. (Bill Pugliano / Getty Images)
Press Release March 31, 2023

Earthjustice Statement on Treasury Department’s Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Guidance

“Electrifying our vehicle fleet is essential to tackling the climate crisis, as transportation contributes the most greenhouse gases to the atmosphere of any industry in the United States.”

Construction on a last-mile warehouse in Syosset, New York. Concentrations of last-mile warehouses have an outsized impact on air quality and noise pollution due to higher numbers of truck trips, 24/7 operating times, and other factors. (Bruce Bennett / Getty Images)
feature March 30, 2023

Fortaleciendo Las Normas de Zonificación Para Almacenes de Última Milla

Modificar las regulaciones sobre los almacenes de última milla es fundamental para lograr los objetivos de justicia ambiental y equidad racial de la ciudad de Nueva York

Construction on a last-mile warehouse in Syosset, New York. Concentrations of last-mile warehouses have an outsized impact on air quality and noise pollution due to higher numbers of truck trips, 24/7 operating times, and other factors. (Bruce Bennett / Getty Images)
feature March 30, 2023

Strengthening Zoning Regulations on Last-Mile Warehouses

Amending regulations on last-mile warehouses is critical to achieving New York City’s environmental justice and racial equity goals

In the News: Marketplace March 29, 2023

Lead smelters provide a crucial service, but what of the health effects?

Angela Johnson Meszaros, Managing Attorney, Community Partnerships, Earthjustice: “If there was ever a time when it was appropriate to have a secondary lead smelter in Los Angeles County, that time has long since passed.”

Press Release March 29, 2023

Senate Votes to Gut Clean Water Protections

“Protections for clean water are constantly under attack from polluting industries, and this will not be the last Republican attempt to significantly weaken the Clean Water Act during this Congress.”

Press Release March 29, 2023

EPA orders final cancellation of nerve-agent pesticide found in grain

Chlorpyrifos-methyl is being phased out, but dozens of similar harmful organophosphate pesticides remain in food

Document March 29, 2023

NAAQS PM 2.5: Technical Comments

Comments of Appalachian Mountain Club, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Citizens For Pennsylvania’s Future, Clean Air Council, Clean Air Task Force, Clean Air Now, Earthjustice, Environmental Defense Fund, Group Against Smog & Pollution, National Parks Conservation Association, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Southern Environmental Law Center, Union Of Concerned Scientists on the Reconsideration of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards For Particulate Matter

Oil drilling rigs. (iStockphoto)
From the Experts March 29, 2023

It’s Time to Tell the Truth About Republicans’ Disastrous Energy Package

Republicans’ first major legislative package is a giveaway to corporate polluters.

Clean and electric trucks sit on display at an event on new national clean air standards for heavy-duty trucks near the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters on December 20, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Anna Moneymaker / Getty Images)
From the Experts March 23, 2023

Colorado’s Historic Opportunity To Clean Up Toxic Truck Pollution

An environmental justice coalition in Colorado is fighting for the strongest possible clean trucks package

In the News: AP News March 23, 2023

Army Corps further delays decision on Great Lakes oil tunnel

Debbie Chizewer, Managing Attorney, Midwest Office, Earthjustice: “It needs to be redone or completely thrown away.”

A Louisiana Bucket Brigade bicycle tour in Norco, Louisiana, on Mar. 16, 2022. Leading the tour was Sheila Tahir, with the Louisiana Bucket Brigade, and Pastor Harry Joseph, a resident of St. James Parish and the pastor of Mt. Triumph Baptist Church. (Brad Zweerink / Earthjustice)
Press Release March 22, 2023

Earthjustice Applauds Reintroduction of the Environmental Justice for All Act

As Congress addresses the climate crisis and looks to rapidly build out the clean energy infrastructure of the future, this bill provides a blueprint for a better way forward that includes communities in the decision-making process from the beginning.

Press Release March 20, 2023

Texas’ Challenge Halts Biden’s Rule to Protect “Waters of the United States”

Decision blocks common-sense rule in Texas and Idaho that protects nation’s wetlands

Document March 19, 2023

WOTUS injunction decision in Texas/Idaho

WOTUS injunction decision in Texas/Idaho

Press Release March 15, 2023

New Rule Will Require Upwind Industry and Power Plants to Reduce Smog Polluting Downwind States

The Good Neighbor Rule will require 23 states to clean up their smog-forming emissions

A couple shops for appliances in a home goods store.
Press Release March 15, 2023

Bay Area Passes First-in-the-Nation Regulation to Cut Air Pollution from Methane Gas Furnaces and Water Heaters in Homes

New rule ensures gradual transition to more efficient electric heat pumps, and is likely to set a trend in other regions

The Clean Water Rule is a vital part of the nation's water infrastructure.
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Press Release March 9, 2023

House of Representatives Votes to Gut Clean Water Protections

Earthjustice condemns Congressional Review Act vote to invalidate President Biden’s Clean Water Restoration Rule.

In the News: St. Louis Dispatch March 9, 2023

Attorneys ask judge to rule that Cahokia Heights is violating Clean Water Act

Courtney Bowie, Managing Attorney, Northeast Office: “We don’t really need to go to trial over this. The court can just rule that the Clean Water Act has been violated, and we can just then focus on how to remedy that problem.”