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 Press Release November 29, 2023 Tonawanda Seneca Nation Files Lawsuit Challenging Industrial Sewage Pipeline through Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge Construction has caused multiple drilling fluid spills in the refuge; pipeline being built to attract business to mega industrial site next to Nation territory Press Release November 8, 2023 U.S. Fishing Groups Sue Tire Manufacturers Over 6PPD Impacts on Salmon, Steelhead 6PPD interacts with ozone to create the highly toxic 6PPD-q Press Release April 26, 2023 Shellfish Harvesters and Conservationists Challenge U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Refusal to Oversee Industrial Shellfish Dredging in Long Island Refuge Lawsuit takes aim at agency’s long-term failure to examine whether industrial shellfish dredging conflicts with Refuge’s wildlife-protection purposes Press Release September 22, 2023 Groups File Supreme Court Amicus Brief in New England Fisheries Case The case could significantly affect how federal courts review federal regulations From the Experts August 21, 2023 Congressmen Want to Investigate Sharks For Eating Fish No, this is not a satirical headline from The Onion. Press Release August 2, 2023 City of Bethel Seeks to Join Tribal Lawsuit to Revise Groundfish Management The legal challenge aims to reexamine management of groundfish trawlers to better protect Yukon-Kuskokwim salmon runs Press Release May 16, 2023 Fishing and Conservation Groups Sue PG&E over Harms to Salmon and Steelhead on Eel River Groups take legal action to reduce lethal impacts on imperiled fish from utility’s operation of outdated hydroelectric Potter Valley Project dams Press Release August 15, 2023 Fishing Industry Groups Notify Tire Companies of Intent to Sue Over 6PPD Impacts to Salmon, Steelhead 6PPD interacts with ground-level ozone to create the highly toxic 6PPD-q Press Release March 27, 2023 Yurok Tribe and Fishermen Sue to Protect Klamath Salmon Federal agency cuts flows as the largest river restoration project begins From the Experts July 26, 2022 We’re Showing Sharks Some Legal Love As part of our work to preserve biodiversity, Earthjustice has mounted a series of legal challenges to protect vulnerable shark species from industrial fishing. page January 4, 2023 The Founders of Earthjustice In 1971, Phil Berry, Fred Fisher, and Don Harris founded the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund (as Earthjustice was then known), dedicated to fighting in court and in Washington, D.C., on behalf of the Sierra Club and other environmental groups. feature April 20, 2022 Hawai‘i’s Aquarium Pet Trade Was a Deadly Business. How Earthjustice stopped Hawai‘i’s deadly aquarium pet trade. Press Release May 11, 2023 EPA Proposes Rule to Reduce Harmful Mercury Emissions Ruining Minnesota’s Waters The rule would reduce taconite, or iron ore, mercury emissions from processing plants Press Release February 22, 2023 Groups Sue to Protect Sea Turtles, Sharks, Whales Officials must assess fishing effects on dwindling Pacific species 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. From the Experts August 19, 2021 NOAA Just Named 31 Nations That Engage in Illegal or Unregulated Fishing. Here’s Why That’s a Step in the Right Direction. This new approach will help the agency protect marine biodiversity. Press Release July 16, 2021 With Snake River Salmon Facing Deadly Heatwave, Conservation & Fishing Groups Seek More Spill from Dams to Aid Fish Groups file injunction request for stop-gap measure to aid struggling salmon, steelhead feature November 2, 2023 What You Need To Know About Chlorpyrifos The neurotoxic pesticide harms children and the environment.