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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.

Press Release July 7, 2009

Coal-Friendly Bush Energy Corridor Plan Challenged

Transmission lines and towers should bring wind, solar energy to consumers

Florida International University Solar House at Engineering Campus.
(Junior Henry / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Press Release August 9, 2019

Concerns Over High Electric Bills and the Environment Raised as State Holds Hearing on Shockingly Low 10-Year Energy Efficiency Goals

Power companies propose goals of zero or close to zero for efficiency, drawing concerns about higher electric bills from ratepayers, cities, conservationists, businesses

(Thomas Richter)
goal December 10, 2021

Power Everything With 100% Clean Energy

Earthjustice is using the power of the law to accelerate the shift from dirty to clean energy.

Seven years after Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey’s infrastructure remains vulnerable to extreme weather and other impacts of climate change. Local solar, especially when paired with battery storage, can help keep the lights on in times of crisis — power that’s especially critical for low-income families and communities on the frontlines of climate impacts.
(Dirvish / CC BY 2.0)
Press Release December 9, 2019

Justice, Climate, and Solar Advocates Release NJ Equitable Solar Policy Roadmap

New Jersey coalition releases a policy roadmap outlining how New Jersey can help 250,000 low-income families go solar by 2030, and install 400 megawatts of storage with $125 million per year in state funding.

A profile of power supply lines against a sunset.
Press Release May 28, 2014

Kansas City Power & Light Commits to Low Cost, Clean Energy through Expanded Energy Efficiency Programs

Agreement sets significant energy savings targets through 2015 and spurs additional savings in KCP&L-Greater Missouri Operations’ service territory

Press Release March 17, 2022

Consumers Energy and Local Advocates Reach Settlement To Expand Beneficial Energy Efficiency Programs

The Michigan Public Service Commission has approved a settlement agreement that will assist communities in Michigan with the greatest energy burdens.

Roger Garbey and Andres Hernandez (L-R), from the Goldin Solar company, install a solar panel system on the roof of a home in Palmetto Bay, Florida. (Joe Raedle / Getty Images)
Article March 23, 2023

Creating a Sustainable Clean Energy Transition

Transitioning to 100% clean energy is a huge opportunity to power our economy and create good jobs without sacrificing our communities or the climate. Here’s how we do it.

Press Release August 2, 2022

Climate Deal Could Bring Benefits of Solar and Clean Energy to Millions, Lowering Energy Bills and Emissions

Congress must pass this legislation without further delay.

Press Release: Victory July 6, 2012

Landmark Settlement Requires Feds to Revisit Plan for Coal-friendly Energy Corridors Across West

Feds urged to avoid sensitive lands, support renewable energy

The devastating aftermath of the coal ash spill at Kingston, TN, in 2008. One billion gallons of toxic coal ash spilled from the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant, covering 300 acres, destroying homes, poisoning rivers, and contaminating coves and residential drinking waters. (TVA)
Press Release September 20, 2017

Duke Energy Violates National Coal Ash Rule by Hiding Critical Dam Safety Information

The nation’s largest utility must provide critical safety information for communities

Solar panels dot the rooftops of homes in Salt Lake on Oahu, Hawaiʻi.
(Matt Mallams / Earthjustice)
feature March 6, 2014

Power to the People: America’s Rooftop Revolution

Rooftop by rooftop—from Hawai’i to across the mainland—Americans are waging a war of independence from a 100-year-old system of centralized dirty energy.

A wind farm located along I-10, west of Palm Springs, California.
(Photo courtesy of David Schott)
Article January 5, 2015

Coming Clean in California: How the Golden State Is Winning the Renewable Energy Race

California's growing reliance on renewable energy is made possible by its forward-thinking energy policies.

A manatee swimming in Florida’s Crystal River. In 2021, over a thousand manatees in Florida died and more than half of those deaths were due to lack of their chief food source, sea grass. Sea grasses cannot survive the excessive levels of nitrogen and phosphorus flowing into lagoons from areas such as industrial farms, golf courses, and heavily landscaped developments. (Greg Amptman / Shutterstock)
feature April 14, 2023

Florida & Puerto Rico

What happens in Florida and Puerto Rico informs climate, energy, and environmental policy across the country.

A conversation about Earthjustice's work to transition the United States to 100% clean energy, our partnership with an unprecedented national climate coalition, and how these high-level initiatives translate into real change on the ground for impacted communities.
feature October 24, 2019

Insider Briefing: Zero to 100: Taking Bold Action on Climate Crisis

Earthjustice Vice President for Climate and Energy alongside our Senior Legislative Representative discuss our work to transition the U.S. to 100% clean energy, our national climate coalition partnership, and how these high-level initiatives translate into real change on the ground for impacted communities.

Lilian Bello spoke against a proposed natural gas plant in Oxnard, California, that, if allowed, would join three existing gas plants on the city’s beach.
(Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
feature August 28, 2018

Turning the Tide on Gas Plants

The battle over fossil fuels in California signals the start of a clean energy era.

Press Release May 28, 2010

U.S. Department of Energy Proposes New Green Standards for Federal Buildings

New proposal is first step to more sustainable buildings

FirstEnergy Corp attempted to shift the financial burden of maintaining the aging Pleasants power plant onto West Virginia residents.
(Brian M. Powell / CC BY-SA 3.0)
Press Release: Victory January 13, 2018

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Denies FirstEnergy’s Request To Transfer Pleasants Plant Ownership

A federal decision put an end to FirstEnergy Corp.’s bad deal for its West Virginia customers, thousands of whom had protested the company’s plan