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A hiker at Jacob Hamblin Arch in Coyote Gulch, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah.
(Koji Hirano / Getty Images)
Press Release December 4, 2017

Conservation Groups File Lawsuit after President Trump Illegally Axed Dinosaur Treasure Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

President’s abuse of authority strips protections from iconic dinosaur wonderland in Utah and undermines 1906 Antiquities Act

Brett Kavanaugh appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee, April 26, 2004.
(Dennis Cook / AP Photo)
From the Experts September 4, 2018

Kavanaugh Guided by Industry, Not Rule of Law

We agree with the Heritage Foundation on this point: Let’s assess Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s record using the “Schumer Standard.” That’s exactly why the Senate should reject him.

Flags fly at the Oceti Sakowin Camp in 2016, near Cannonball, North Dakota.
(Lucas Zhao / CC BY-NC 2.0)
feature March 22, 2017

In Conversation: Standing With Standing Rock

Earthjustice attorney Jan Hasselman, lead counsel to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their litigation, discusses the historic legal case and what lies ahead.

A turtle surfaces offshore of Kahekili Beach Park, Maui, Hawaii.
(Courtesy of Don McLeish)
feature October 21, 2021

The Clean Water Case of the Century

The Supreme Court kept the Clean Water Act intact, dealing a major loss to the Trump administration and its pro-polluter agenda. The court's decision solidifies the Clean Water Act’s place as one of the nation’s most effective environmental laws.

feature September 15, 2021

50 Landmark Cases

See 50 of our proudest accomplishments that truly changed life for people and wildlife and set the stage for the world we live in now and into the future.

A visitor at Grand Gulch, on Nov. 6, 2017. The area is among the more than one million acres axed from Bears Ears National Monument.
(© Steven Gnam)
feature August 23, 2019

Inside the Legal Case We’re Making to Save Our National Monuments

An explanation of the legal work to save Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, and what’s next.

feature February 25, 2016

Powering The Future

In a conversation, Vice President of Litigation for Climate & Energy Abigail Dillen discusses important recent victories and Earthjustice’s plans to go all-in on clean energy.

A hiker at Jacob Hamblin Arch in Coyote Gulch, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah.
(Koji Hirano / Getty Images)
Press Release December 4, 2017

Grupos demandan a Trump por reducir ilegalmente el Monumento Nacional Grand Staircase-Escalante

El abuso de autoridad del presidente elimina las protecciones de una región rica en fósiles de dinosaurios en Utah, y omite la Ley de antigüedades de 1906.

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 June 8, 2006

Water Users Challenge Constitutionality of 2003 Water Statute

Groups ask Attorney General to take steps to invalidate portions of Municipal Water Law 1338

Press Release August 29, 2002

Three Hundred Citizen Groups Call on Secret World Bank Court to Open Up Bechtel Case Against Bolivia

Case called a “Preview of the Free Trade of the Americas”

Press Release April 6, 2023

Judge Rules in Favor of Hawaiʻi Youth Plaintiffs in Climate Case Navahine F. v. Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation; Case Will Proceed to Trial

Case argues state’s transportation system causes high levels of greenhouse gas emissions, violating youth plaintiffs’ state constitutional rights and public trust doctrine

Harold P. Boulware, Thurgood Marshall, and Spottswood W. Robinson III argued against school segregation before the Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education.
(Image Courtesy of Library of Congress)
From the Experts May 24, 2019

Brown v. Board of Education and the Fight for Real Justice

The landmark case speaks to why well-funded and insidious interests continue trying to shut the people out of the courtroom.

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

feature September 15, 2021

Landmark Legal Cases to Secure Clean Water and Clean Air as a Right For All

For five decades, Earthjustice has fought thousands of legal cases, representing our client free of charge. See some of our proudest accomplishments to secure clean water and clean air as a right for all.

Press Release August 12, 2002

Experts Blast Proposed Contamination Studies at Makua, Oahu

Studies “will not enable decision makers to render a verdict on the impact” of live-fire training

Paleontologist Scott Sampson poses with his favorite dinosaur, the 15-horned Kosmoceratops richardsoni, which was discovered in Grand Staircase National Monument.
(Photo Courtesy Natural History Museum of Utah)
Article February 16, 2018

We Asked Your Child’s Favorite Dinosaur Expert Why Grand Staircase Is Worth Defending

Dr. Scott Sampson tells what it's like to discover dinosaur fossils in a national monument that Trump is trying to gut.

The J. P. Pulliam Generating Station on Fox River in Green Bay, Wisconsin, in 2017. (James G Brey / Getty Images)
feature May 4, 2023

Toxic Coal Ash in Wisconsin: Addressing Coal Plants’ Hazardous Legacy

Coal ash is leaching unsafe levels of toxic pollutants into groundwater at 91% of coal plants. Wisconsin has 54 coal ash dumpsites.