The Institute for Fisheries Resources (IFR) and the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations (PCFFA) filed suit against U.S. tire manufacturers over the use of the chemical 6PPD in rubber tires because of its devastating impacts on Endangered Species Act (ESA)-protected salmon and steelhead.
Governor Green issued a revised Emergency Proclamation that eliminated attempts to suspend state laws requiring public hearings, assessment of environmental impacts, and protections for Native Hawaiian burials and also restored county council oversight over most affordable housing projects.
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.
Plaintiffs challenge the unlawful decision by Secretary of the Interior Debra Haaland to hold Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Lease Sale 261 based on insufficient and arbitrary environmental analyses, in violation of the National Environmental Policy Act and the Administrative Procedure Act.
Groups filed suit in United States District Court for the District of Columbia challenging a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision to cancel its plans to phase out lead ammunition at Canaan Valley National Wildlife
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).