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A brown pelican covered in oil sits on the Louisiana coast in June 2010. Oil from the <em>Deepwater Horizon</em> has affected wildlife throughout the Gulf of Mexico. (Charlie Riedel / AP)
Press Release April 18, 2024

Gulf and Environmental Groups React to Congressional Letter Calling on Interior Department to End Rubber Stamping of Offshore Oil Drilling Projects

Letter comes on eve of the 14th anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon spill

Una pila de cenizas de carb贸n, aproximadamente de una altura de cinco pisos, se encuentra junto a la central el茅ctrica AES-PR en la ciudad sure帽a de Guayama, Puerto Rico. (Mabette Col贸n)
feature April 16, 2024

Cenizas de Carb贸n T贸xicas en Puerto Rico: El Peligroso Legado de la Planta de Carb贸n de AES-PR

Applied Energy Services contin煤a contaminando el aire, el suelo y el agua en Puerto Rico con cenizas de carb贸n t贸xicas.

An offshore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico.
(Brian McDonald / Shutterstock)
Press Release April 15, 2024

Earthjustice Responds to Rulemaking Expanding Companies鈥 Financial Requirements for Offshore Oil-and-Gas Projects

Fossil fuel industry will be made more responsible for costs of decommissioning offshore drilling projects

In the News: Missoulian April 10, 2024

William Walks Along, Northern Cheyenne tribal leader, mentor and advocate dies at 64

Jenny Harbine, Managing Attorney, Northern Rockies Office: 鈥淚n law, you always act in partnership with the clients you鈥檙e working with. With William, it was really a question of following his lead. Following the tribe鈥檚 lead. He taught us the value of respecting the leadership of people who have been the fiercest advocates and a moral…

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A chemical fire burns at a facility near Lake Charles, LA, in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in 2020. (David J. Phillip)
Press Release April 11, 2024

Louisiana Community and Environmental Groups Challenge Coastal Use Permits for Controversial CP2 Project

Proposed LNG export facility and pipeline would destroy coastal wetlands in one of the most vulnerable areas to flooding and sea level rise in the country

In the News: The New York Times April 10, 2024

An Oil Company Is Trespassing on Tribal Land in Wisconsin, Justice Dept. Says

Debbie Chizewer, Managing Attorney, Midwest Office: 鈥淭he courts passed the mic to the U.S., and the U.S. handed the mic right back to the courts.鈥

A wildlife biologist holds an oil-impacted young Kemp鈥檚 Ridley sea turtle, found in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in 2010. (Tim Donovan / FWC / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Press Release April 12, 2024

Biden Administration Approves Largest Offshore Oil Export Terminal in the U.S.

Unprecedented oil exports are clearly not in the public interest

An old homestead in front of wind turbines on private working ranch land near Kevin, Montana. (William Campbell / Corbis via Getty Images)
Press Release: Victory March 20, 2024

Montana Supreme Court Again Rebukes NorthWestern Energy on Clean Energy Projects

Court requires utility to pay fine for failing to invest in community renewable projects

Press Release March 27, 2024

Community Groups Reach Legal Settlement with KIUC, State on West Kaua鈥榠 Hydro Project

P艒鈥榓i Wai Ola and N膩 Kia鈥榠 Kai raised concerns about the energy project’s impact on the Waimea River

Map of smog air pollution by county in 2022. (Air Quality System Data / U.S. EPA)
feature November 29, 2023

What鈥檚 the state of smog pollution where you live?

Search by county to see the level of smog pollution in the air. Smog can trigger asthma attacks and increase the risk of heart and lung diseases.

Map of soot air pollution by county in 2022. (Air Quality System Data / U.S. EPA)
feature November 29, 2023

What鈥檚 the state of soot pollution where you live?

Search by county to see the level of soot pollution in the air. Soot causes death and serious health harms.

In the News: The Athens News April 2, 2024

Athens County residents receive update on K&H injection wells

James Yskamp, Attorney, Fossil Fuels Program: 鈥淥hio has injection laws because we take our neighboring states鈥 waste, we take on most of Pennsylvania鈥檚 waste and a lot of West Virginia鈥檚.鈥

In the News: Gillette News Record March 28, 2024

Court rules against BLM on oil and gas lease sales

Alexandra Schluntz, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office: 鈥淭he Bureau of Land Management can鈥檛 just say, 鈥楧on鈥檛 worry, we鈥檒l fix it at a later stage.鈥 Not when there鈥檚 evidence in the record that shows they haven鈥檛 been fixing it.鈥

In the News: CNN March 28, 2024

Biden administration strengthens Endangered Species Act protections weakened under Trump

Drew Caputo, VP of Litigation for Lands, and Wildlife, Oceans: 鈥淭here鈥檚 a climate crisis and there鈥檚 also a biodiversity crisis. I think a lot of people think the climate crisis is the main driver of the biodiversity crisis 鈥 that鈥檚 not true. It鈥檚 habitat destruction.鈥

A pump jack over an oil well along Interstate 25 near Dacono, Colo., on Dec. 22, 2018. (David Zalubowski / AP)
feature March 28, 2024

Quiz: Can You See Through the Fossil Fuel Industry鈥檚 Greenwashing Tactics?

Instead of outright climate denial, the new fossil fuel industry strategy is delaying action on climate change through confusing greenwashing tactics.

Fishing for steelhead on the Clearwater River, upriver from its confluence with the Snake River in Lewiston, Idaho. (Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
Press Release March 6, 2024

Washington State Legislature Funds Recreational Study Connected to Columbia Basin Restoration

The new recreation study joins three previously-funded studies on how to best replace energy, transportation and irrigation services now provided by the lower Snake River Dams

In the News: Energy News Network April 4, 2024

Small pipeline, big risks: Carbon capture project sparks concern in rural Illinois

Jenny Cassel, Attorney, Clean Energy Program: 鈥淚magine if everyone along a pipeline corridor had to have oxygen, and know how to use it. That鈥檚 pretty terrifying. What if a kid is home alone?鈥