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Press Release January 15, 2009

Groups Challenge Bush Administration's Factory Farm Exemption

“Midnight rule” leaves communities dangerously unaware about emissions from animal waste

Document October 13, 2020

CCR Part A Fact Sheet

CCR Part A Rollback Fact Sheet – Final Rule – Last updated October 13, 2020

Document October 30, 2018

Aggregate Compliance Fact Sheet

This fact sheet details why EPA’s “aggregate compliance” approach to the definition of “renewable biomass” under the renewable fuel standard program must be amended in order to prevent conversion of native grassland.

Document February 27, 2008

Wolf Delisting Fact Sheet

Fact sheet detailing the effect delisting will have on the population of wolves in the northern Rockies

Document October 16, 2006

Crowley Museum and Nature Center fact sheet

Fact sheet summarizing the challenge of irrigation farming practices destroying hardwood forests in Flatford Swamp, Sarasota County, Florida

Document August 21, 2006

Lake Okeechobee Backpumping Fact Sheet

Fact sheet on the Lake Okeechobee backpumping case

Document September 8, 2022

Last Mile Coalition: Zoning Text Amendment for E-Commerce Fact Sheet

Community advocates from the Last-Mile Coalition are proposing a way to regulate e-commerce facilities and keep our communities safer and healthier

Document December 3, 2008

Black Carbon Fact Sheet

An Earthjustice fact sheet on reducing black carbon emissions.

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.

Earthjustice is heading to court to fight a rule that exempts livestock facilities from reporting their pollution.
(Chanchai Boonma/Shutterstock)
Article December 12, 2016

Potentially Lethal Emissions Go Unreported on Factory Farms

Earthjustice is heading to court to fight a rule that exempts livestock facilities from reporting their pollution.

Document September 14, 2022

Factsheet: Incinerators in New Jersey #ClearTheAir

New Jersey’s biggest incinerators are in our low-income communities and communities of color, and they are some of the biggest polluters. Despite being so filthy, incinerators have received over $30 million in “clean energy” subsidies since 2004. This is money that YOU pay to your utility as a ratepayer. #ClearTheAir

Document January 21, 2022

Last-Mile Coalition Fact Sheet

Frontline environmental justice communities across NYC faced with the impacts of giant last-mile trucking facilities have come together to work collaboratively with partners and allies to develop a citywide initiative to pass a Zoning Resolution Text Amendment for a Special Permit.

Document November 3, 2021

South Coast Air Quality Management District Refinery Rule Fact Sheet

The Refinery Rule (or Proposed Rule 1109.1) will require refineries and related facilities to finally install pollution control equipment that reduces harmful air pollutants, such as nitrogen oxides (NOx), in communities already overburdened by toxic emissions.

Document October 29, 2021

New York: Advanced Clean Trucks Rule Fact Sheet

The Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rule is one of the single most important actions New York can take today to simultaneously address the climate crisis — which is impacting New Yorkers today more than ever — and the legacy of environmental injustice that disproportionately exposes New Yorkers of color to the health harms from vehicular and other forms of pollution.

Document October 28, 2021

Build Back Better Fact Sheet

This framework will guide the drafting of legislative language. When enacted, this framework will set the United States on course to meet its climate goals, create millions of good-paying jobs, enable more Americans to join and remain in the labor force, and grow our economy from the bottom up and the middle out. 

Document July 29, 2021

Cleaning Up Coal Ash For Good: Fact Sheet

Cleaning Up Coal Ash For Good Coal Ash Report Summary and Policy Recommendations

Document June 23, 2021

Lead and Copper Rule Fact Sheet 2021

The Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) is a complex set of regulations established in 1991 under the Safe Drinking Water Act. While intended to protect the public from lead in drinking water, the LCR focuses only on detecting and preventing severe contamination across a community. It is not a health-based regulation and does not address high lead levels in individual homes. The LCR is outdated and flawed.