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An offshore wind farm like this one in Rhode Island will soon help power New York City, replacing the need for new fossil fuel projects. (David Goldman / AP)
Article March 31, 2023

How We Helped an NYC Community Say No to a Dirty Gas Plant and Get Wind Power Instead

A clean energy win in Queens shows what’s possible when fossil fuels are swept off the table.

Adrian Martinez, photographed in Los Angeles, California. (Hannah Benet for Earthjustice)
Article March 31, 2023

Meet the Environmental Attorney Who Wants to Electrify Everything on Wheels

Adrian Martinez says incremental steps to tackle air pollution and climate change aren’t enough.

From the Experts March 31, 2023

The Gas Industry is Raising Your Rates to Expand Their Polluting System: The NY HEAT Act Will End That

New legislation will save New Yorkers hundreds of millions in subsidies for methane gas as the state shifts to an electric future

An electric heavy-duty truck used to move freight at the Port of Long Beach. California passed the nation's first electric truck standard in June 2020. (Dennis Schroeder / NREL)
Press Release March 31, 2023

EPA Grants California’s Waiver for Landmark Electric Trucks Rule

Zero emissions truck rule is set to clean the air for 75 million Americans

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.”

In the News: San Luis Obispo Tribune March 29, 2023

California garbage trucks may avoid going electric until 2042 under new climate rules

Sasan Saadat, Research & Policy Analyst, Clean Energy Program, Earthjustice: “We’re basically carving out exemptions because of political protest from people who made bad investments. You’ll end up in this absurd situation where vehicles ready to go electric at a fast pace will be put on the slowest timetable in communities most overdue for relief.”

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.

Document March 24, 2023

MISO’s proposal to prohibit renewables from providing up and down ramp capabilities FERC

Filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to protest the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO) filing to prohibit renewables from providing up and down ramp capabilities. MISO’s proposal to disqualify all Dispatchable Intermittent Resources from providing up ramp and down ramp is unduly discriminatory.

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

Roger Garbey and Andres Hernandez (L-R), from the Goldin Solar company, install a solar panel system on the roof of a home in Palmetto Bay, Florida. (Joe Raedle / Getty Images)
Article March 23, 2023

Creating a Sustainable and Just Clean Energy Transition

Transitioning to 100% clean energy is a huge opportunity to power our economy and create good jobs without sacrificing our communities or the climate. Here’s how we do it.

Press Release March 20, 2023

Dígale ‘No’ a los Combustibles Fósiles: Declaración de Earthjustice Sobre Informe del IPCC

La IPCC publica una “guía de supervivencia para la humanidad”

No NBK Pipeline Coalition members celebrate after ruling (Andra Leimanis)
Press Release March 16, 2023

New York Public Service Commission Votes NO to National Grid’s Request For $70 Million of Public Money to Construct Liquefied Fracked Gas (LNG) Vaporizers

A victory for Brooklyn communities and climate justice; Public Service Commission decision denies National Grid’s proposal to build the unnecessary fracked gas vaporizers in North Brooklyn, following a three-year fight

From the Experts March 15, 2023

Why we should oppose these legislative power grabs by Florida’s big utilities

Utility lobbyists are pushing flawed bills, and Florida legislators should vote no

Press Release March 15, 2023

Earthjustice Statement: New York Senate and Assembly Release One-House Budget Resolutions

Legislature and Governor unified in support for major nation-leading climate initiative to electrify all new buildings; alignment needed on details and additional climate policies

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

Press Release March 14, 2023

New York on Verge of Enacting First-in-the-Nation State Law Ending Gas in New Construction

Assembly joins senate and governor supporting ending gas in buildings; governor and assembly urged to agree to senate’s January 1st, 2025 timeline in a final deal

An electric hybrid heavy duty truck, used to move freight at the Port of Long Beach in California, is plugged in to charge. (Dennis Schroeder / NREL)
feature March 10, 2023

Advancing Zero-Emission Medium and Heavy-Duty Vehicles and Environmental Justice Through the Inflation Reduction Act

Grants, rebates, loans, and tax credits for businesses, communities, school districts, and local and state governments to accelerate the transition to zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021.
(Alex Wong / Getty Images)
Press Release March 9, 2023

Broad Coalition of Climate & Environmental Groups Respond to President Biden’s FY24 Budget

The groups also committed to continue defending the vital funding doled out by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and to fight for a clean energy future, while challenging the extremist politicians who are threatening to cut critical funding for environmental agencies and programs.