Library Search More Search Options Looking for more? Visit Career Opportunities to join our team at Earthjustice Visit Action Alerts for ways to get involved and take action Visit Our Team to meet Earthjustice's senior leadership and program staff feature November 29, 2023 What’s the state of smog pollution where you live? Search by county to see the level of smog pollution in the air. Smog can trigger asthma attacks and increase the risk of heart and lung diseases. feature November 29, 2023 What’s the state of soot pollution where you live? Search by county to see the level of soot pollution in the air. Soot causes death and serious health harms. Press Release December 1, 2023 Michigan Approves Permit for Disastrous Line 5 Oil Tunnel Under Great Lakes Bay Mills Indian Community condemns decision by Michigan Public Service Commission Press Release: Victory November 29, 2023 Wolverine Receives Much-Needed Endangered Species Act Protections Fish and Wildlife Service to list species as threatened following decades of litigation Article: Victory November 29, 2023 Wolverines Gain Legal Protections to Ward off Extinction The announcement comes after decades of litigation and public calls to save wolverines from development and climate change. Press Release October 31, 2023 Groups Urge EPA to Act on Suncor East Plant Air Permit as 90-Day Deadline Passes Colorado was provided 90 days to revise Suncor’s Title V permit after EPA’s objection Press Release September 25, 2023 Colorado Industrial Greenhouse Gas Rule Fails to Sufficiently Reduce Pollution Near Impacted Communities Air Quality Control Commission adopts GHG trading system over requirements for onsite reductions by polluters feature May 3, 2023 Toxic Coal Ash in Colorado: Addressing Coal Plants’ Hazardous Legacy Coal ash is leaching unsafe levels of toxic pollutants into groundwater at 91% of coal plants. Colorado has 38 coal ash dumpsites. Press Release April 20, 2023 Groups Voice Support for Amended Ozone Bill, Reiterate Need for Permitting Reform Amended bill would define cumulative impacts and strengthen air quality enforcement process Press Release April 10, 2023 Protecting Communities From Air Pollution Act to Tackle Colorado’s Ozone Problem Representatives Bacon and Willford’s bill aims to improve air quality permitting and enforcement Document September 29, 2023 Letter to Colorado DOT on Proposed I-270 Project Letter to the Colorado Department of Transportation requesting new public engagement process for proposed I-270 project Press Release: Victory May 8, 2023 Groups Urge Governor to Sign Colorado Ozone Bill, Call for Strong Action From Interim Committee Protecting Communities From Air Pollution Act seen as a starting point for much-needed reform Press Release August 21, 2023 Groups File Suit in CO Over Inadequate Disproportionately Impacted Community Permitting Rule Colorado Air Quality Control Commission adopted the polluter permitting rule in May Press Release June 7, 2023 As Governor Signs Ozone Bill Into Law, Groups Push For Stronger Action Community voices must be heard in cumulative impacts rulemaking and interim session Article October 27, 2023 3 Amazing Mammals Earthjustice Is Fighting For As the Endangered Species Act celebrates its 50th anniversary, here’s how we’re using this powerful legal tool to protect imperiled animals. Press Release: Victory May 30, 2023 Colorado Public Utilities Commission Adopts Ambitious Building Electrification and Energy Efficiency Targets for Xcel Energy The investment will reduce natural gas usage by 2 million dekatherms over three years From the Experts November 7, 2022 Colorado Is at a Crossroads in Its Clean Energy Transition As Colorado shutters its coal plants, the decisions we make now will determine how quickly we electrify our cars and homes, and whether all Coloradans have equitable access to clean energy Document August 21, 2023 Colorado DIC Permitting Rule Complaint Community and conservation groups filed suit in Colorado state court challenging an inadequate rule adopted by the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) to address polluter permitting in disproportionately impacted communities (DICs).