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After years of inaction by the federal government, the Environmental Protection Agency has proposed long-overdue limits on six PFAS in drinking water. (Getty Images)
feature November 2, 2023

Inside EPA’s Roadmap on Regulating PFAS Chemicals

Toxic “forever chemicals” remain laxly regulated.

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

Press Release April 5, 2023

Southwest Alaska Tribes Sue in Federal Court to Halt the Donlin Gold Mine

The massive proposed open-pit gold mine and its toxic chemicals threaten salmon, human health, and the Tribes’ traditional ways of life

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.

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.

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.

The Oakland skyline, behind the Port of Oakland. The Port is one of the largest container ship facilities on the West Coast. (Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
Press Release June 21, 2023

Concerned Bay Area Residents, Environmental Groups Raise Alarm on Port of Oakland Development Project

Over 1,400 comments submitted to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in response to draft Environmental Assessment

feature November 3, 2022

Mapping the Coal Ash Contamination

746 coal ash units in 43 states and Puerto Rico have reported information in compliance with federal coal ash safeguards since 2015. Here’s what the data said.

Document August 12, 2020

HDQ Neutral Factsheet (Spanish)

HDQ Neutral es undesinfectante de amonio cuaternario. Exposición en el corto plazo al HDQ Neutral mediante la inhalación puede resultar en malestares nasales, tos y daños en las vías respiratorias.

Document October 5, 2020

CCR Part B Factsheet

EPA proposed Part B rollback allows dumping into dangerous coal ash pits.

Press Release May 20, 2022

Earthjustice Cheers Launch of EPA Clean School Bus Program

With funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the program will distribute $5 billion dollars over the next five years to help localities electrify their school bus fleets

From the Experts February 7, 2023

Celebrating the 1-Year Anniversary of the New York Environmental Rights Amendment

Also known as the “Green Amendment,” the provision was voted into the state constitution by over 70% of New Yorkers.

Press Release January 12, 2021

Conservation Groups to EPA: Assault on Law, Science, and Public Voice Will Not Be Tolerated

Federal lawsuit filed to uphold EPA’s Yazoo Pumps veto

Press Release July 29, 2021

Report: Cleaning Up Toxic Coal Ash Creates Local Jobs, Protects Public Health, and Restores the Environment

Analysis by economists and environmental engineers demonstrates removing ash is better than the cap-in-place method

Press Release June 3, 2021

Poll: Nevada Voters Represented by Reps. Lee, Horsford Rate Climate Provisions of Infrastructure Plan Highly

Proposal builds bridges across party lines in Nevada’s 3rd, 4th Congressional Districts

Press Release June 3, 2021

Poll: Michigan voters represented by Reps. Slotkin, Stevens rate climate provisions of infrastructure plan highly

Proposal builds bridges across party lines in Michigan’s 8th, 11th Congressional Districts

This photo provided by the executive director of Equity Legal Services in spring 2022 shows the pervasive flooding in Centreville. Equity Legal Services is one of several organizations representing residents in a legal challenge to address the sanitation crisis.
(Photo courtesy of Nicole Nelson)
Article June 2, 2022

One Year Later and Still Waiting for Change

Legal organizations demand action on Illinois sewage crisis

Press Release: Victory March 18, 2022

Major Court Victory for Communities Fighting Air Pollution in South Africa

Earthjustice celebrates with South African partners the landmark judgment by the High Court recognizing the poor air quality in South Africa’s Mpumalanga Highveld region as a breach of residents’ constitutional right to a healthy environment.