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Riverview Energy Corp. plans to build a coal-to-diesel plant one mile from the heart of Dale, IN. Citizens put up a billboard to voice their disapproval of the project. (Southwestern Indiana Citizens for Quality of Life)
Press Release: Victory August 3, 2023

Riverview Energy Loses Its Permit for Indiana Coal-to-diesel Refinery

Environmental groups have been fighting the project for more than five years

In the News: Chicago Tribune May 31, 2024

Advocates meet in Chicago to call for new limits on freight train emissions: ‘Our lives literally depend on reform’

Yasmine Agelidis, Attorney, California Office, Earthjustice: “One thousand people are passing away earlier than they would otherwise, just because of diesel locomotives.”

Alejandra Ruedas, right, holds a sign at a rally before a California Air Resources Board public hearing to consider proposed Advanced Clean Fleets Regulation on Oct. 27, 2022, in Sacramento, Calif. (Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
From the Experts April 14, 2023

In The Race to End Diesel Truck Pollution, California Widens Its Stride

California is not just staying in the running, but picking up the pace for zero emissions.

Andrea Vidaurre of the People's Collective for Environmental Justice speaks at a rally before a California Air Resources Board public hearing to consider proposed clean trucks regulation in 2022 in Sacramento Calif. (Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
feature April 29, 2024

Fighting to Breathe: Andrea Vidaurre is Taking on the Freight Industry’s Pollution from California to Washington, D.C.

“People should care about what’s going on here because all of us benefit from the goods movement system — no matter where you live.”

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)
Press Release June 6, 2024

In Final Days of Legislative Session, New York Senate Heeds Call for Cleaner Air and Corporate Accountability by Passing the Clean Deliveries Act

With Congestion Pricing indefinitely stalled by Governor Hochul in New York City, the need for traffic reduction and pollution abatement statewide has never been greater

A group of children board a school bus. (SDI Productions / Getty Images)
From the Experts March 29, 2024

More Washington Students Will Soon Get Clean Rides to School

A new policy combined with state funding will speed up Washington’s transition to all-electric, zero-emission school buses.

From the Experts August 16, 2023

The School Bus is About to Become More Magical in Maryland

Maryland looks to an electric ride for its youngest residents.

(Peter Arkle for Earthjustice)
feature January 16, 2024

What’s Your Electric Vehicle Personality? Take Our Quiz.

All types of vehicle personalities have a place in the clean energy transition.

Electric school buses would benefit the 25 million school children who ride the bus to school every day in the United States.
(Neal Sharp for Earthjustice)
Article October 17, 2023

The Time Is Right For Electric School Buses

Electric buses save kids’ lungs and save school districts money.

Amtrak maintenance facility in the Union Pacific Railroad Yard, Oakland, California. (Silentfoto / Getty Images)
Press Release November 1, 2023

EPA Provides Clarity with New Rule: States Can Cut Dirty Locomotive Pollution

Environmental justice advocates win big on path for states and local governments to regulate pollution from locomotives

The Green Transit, Green Jobs press conference at West Farms Bus Depot in the Bronx. (Aristide Economopoulos for Earthjustice)
Press Release March 7, 2024

Bronx Lawmakers, Union Leaders, and Advocates Call on Gov to Fund Bronx Blooms, Not Fumes!

Assembly Members Jeffrey Dinowtiz and Karines Reyes, and Senator Sepúlveda rallied with union leaders, community members, and advocates to urge Governor Hochul to include the Green Transit, Green Jobs, Bill in Budget

(James Olstein for Earthjustice)
feature February 28, 2024

Right To Zero: Building a Zero-emissions Future

We’re creating a zero-emissions reality from coast to coast.

A father cooks with his family on an induction stove. The building electrification movement has been gaining steam as a major climate and clean air solution (Halfpoint Images / Getty Images)
From the Experts May 9, 2024

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly from Maryland’s Legislative Session: Are Maryland’s Climate Mandates at Risk?

While Maryland passed several vital climate bills this session, the state budget includes last-minute rollbacks of crucial policies needed to meet the state’s climate goals.

Press Release May 4, 2012

Environmental Groups Call on EPA to Ban Diesel Use in Fracking

Poses serious risks to drinking water sources

The Bridge Industrial South Tacoma Warehouse Project in Tacoma, Wash. ,would create significant truck traffic, air and climate pollution, and threatens to increase flooding and temperatures in the area and jeopardize the city’s aquifer and nearby streams. (© MapTiler  © OpenStreetMap contributors)
feature October 6, 2023

What You Should Know About the Bridge Industrial South Tacoma Warehouse Project

Where the warehouse project is located, its likely impacts, and how you can get involved

The downtown Los Angeles skyline bathed in smog. (Daniel Stein / Getty Images)
From the Experts May 7, 2024

Southern California Can Boil Water Without Boiling the Planet

Efficient, modern, and clean. Heat pumps are heading for the industrial and commercial sectors in the nation’s manufacturing hub.

Vast warehouses bump up against homes in Southern California. (David McNew / The New York Times)
From the Experts December 19, 2023

It’s Working: Warehouses in Southern California Are Cleaning Up Their Act

Warehouse Rule brings zero emissions equipment to California, proving the strength of the model.

A New York City MTA electric bus at a charging station on the West Side Highway at 42 Street. (Marc A. Hermann / MTA)
Press Release October 31, 2023

50+ Organizations Urge Governor Kathy Hochul to Include Green Transit, Green Jobs in Her Forthcoming Executive Budget

50+ climate and public health organizations signed a letter to the Governor in support of a bill that would slash harmful greenhouse gas emissions and create family-sustaining jobs in the manufacturing sector