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An oil refinery looms over the west side of Port Arthur, TX.
(Eric Kayne for Earthjustice)
feature April 27, 2018

A Disaster In The Making

A new report documents how people have been left in harm’s way, as the Trump administration attempts to block the Chemical Disaster Rule.

Press Release July 22, 2010

Groups Seeking Ban on Toxic Pesticide Go to Federal Court

Outlawed in homes and gardens, pesticide is still sprayed on food crops

Article April 10, 2009

Defending False Killer Whales from Commercial Fishing in Hawai'i

A new scientific study (pdf) paints a bleak picture for Hawai’i’s false killer whales. For nearly a decade, the National Marine Fisheries Service’s data(pdf) have shown the Hawai’i longline fishery is killing these rare marine mammals at rates far beyond what the population can sustain. The latest data show the number of false killer whales in…

Press Release February 4, 2010

Environmental and Health Groups Face Off Against Household Cleaner Giants in Court

National toxics reform movement grows, even as companies refuse to follow existing law

Press Release October 14, 2009

Farm Workers and Allies Ask Gov't to Protect Kids From Toxic Pesticide Drift

Petition to EPA includes immediate no-spray buffer zones around homes, schools, day care centers for most toxic pesticides

Press Release: Victory May 6, 2003

Environmentalists Win Lawsuit Over Power Lines from Mexico to US

Bush administration ignored US environmental requirements for US-owned electricity plants built to feed US grid

Press Release: Victory November 4, 2009

EPA Takes First Step in Addressing Risk Posed by Toxic Pesticide Drift

Agency announcement comes just weeks after groups petition for protections

Press Release February 3, 2006

Fact sheet on Rapanos v. United States and United States v. Carabel, two monumental Clean Water Act cases before the U.S. Supreme Court

Background information on two of the most important Clean Water Act cases ever heard before the United States Supreme Court

Press Release February 13, 2007

Suit Filed to Protect Polar Bears, Walrus from Oil/Gas Explorations and Global Warming

Federal regulations fail to account for combined impacts in Beaufort Sea habitat area

Volunteers with the group Comunidad Guayamesa Unidos por tu Salud install a solar power system in the home of community member in the Puente de Jobos neighborhood of Guayama, P.R., on Mar. 20, 2021. (Erika P. Rodríguez for Earthjustice)
feature October 7, 2022

Distributed rooftop solar and battery storage will ensure reliable and affordable electricity for all Puerto Ricans

Puerto Rico receives an abundance of sunlight year-round that can generate more than enough energy to meet demand.

feature October 7, 2022

La Energía Solar En Techos y Su Almacenamiento Distribuido De Baterías Garantizará Electricidad Confiable y Asequible Para Los Puertorriqueños

Es tanta la luz solar que recibe Puerto Rico en el transcurso de un año que puede generar más energía de la suficiente para satisfacer su demanda.

Press Release August 1, 2003

EPA's Smog Proposal Falls Short of Protecting the Public

Stronger measures needed to reduce ozone pollution

Press Release November 25, 2003

218 House Members Take Action To Oppose Efforts to Weaken the Clean Water Act

Representatives join Senators asking President Bush to maintain safeguards for streams, rivers, wetlands, and other waterways

Press Release December 7, 2004

Oil and Gas Development Targeted in National Forest Roadless Area

Outdoor industry company joins in call to preserve area

Press Release December 20, 2005

Earthjustice Opposes Judge Alito's Nomination to the Supreme Court

First environmental opposition to Supreme Court nominee since Bork in 1987

Press Release: Victory February 6, 2007

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Hold Hearing on Global Warming

“Good News” says Nobel-nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier

Press Release March 1, 2007

Global Warming & Human Rights Gets Hearing on the World Stage

Earthjustice Managing Attorney Martin Wagner gives testimony before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Press Release March 1, 2007

Nobel Prize Nominee Testifies About Global Warming

Inuit leader Sheila Watt-Cloutier’s testimony before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights put spotlight on climate change and indigenous peoples