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feature April 9, 2024

What You Need To Know About Chlorpyrifos

The neurotoxic pesticide harms children and the environment. There are no safe uses for chlorpyrifos.

Press Release April 1, 2024

Advocates File Complaint to Challenge Southwest Power Pool’s Discriminatory Renewable Energy Accreditation

SPP failed for a second time to accurately accredit its generating resources, continues to discriminate against cleaner resources

document May 2, 2024

Complaint: Hawaiian Petrel – Grand Wailea Resort

A coalition of conservation groups filed a second lawsuit to protect Hawaiian petrels (ʻuaʻu) from dangerous lights used by the Grand Wailea Resort on Maui. Hawaiian petrels are protected as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act. Today’s lawsuit was filed by Earthjustice on behalf of Conservation Council for Hawaiʻi and the Center for Biological Diversity.

The Hillcrest neighborhood, near “Refinery Row” in Corpus Christi, TX. (Eddie Seal for Earthjustice)
Press Release February 12, 2024

Corpus Christi Civil Rights and Fair Housing Complaint Referred to U.S. Department of Justice

An important step towards justice for a historically Black neighborhood

In the News: KRIS TV February 14, 2024

Corpus Christi Desalination: DOJ to review civil rights complaint

Erin Gaines, Attorney, Fossil Fuels Program: “The inner harbor desalination plant, which would be located in the Hillcrest, is just the latest example of this long-standing pattern of discrimination.”

document February 12, 2024

Corpus Christi Civil Rights and Fair Housing Complaint: Referral to U.S. Department of Justice

Letter to city officials on a complaint under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and the Fair Housing Act against the City of Corpus Christi, Texas for the proposed development of a desalination plant in a historically Black neighborhood being referred to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

Press Release January 23, 2008

Farmers, Consumer Advocates, Conservationists Challenge Federal Approval of Genetically Engineered Beets

Negative impacts on crops, business, environment, and consumer rights cited

Press Release October 16, 2023

Legal Complaint: Signal Peak Coal Mine Causing Cave-Ins, Safety Hazards

Signal Peak failing to comply with permit requirements to reclaim lands affected by subsidence

Press Release March 27, 2024

Community Groups Reach Legal Settlement with KIUC, State on West Kaua‘i Hydro Project

Pō‘ai Wai Ola and Nā Kia‘i Kai raised concerns about the energy project’s impact on the Waimea River

document January 5, 2024

Complaint: Owasco Lake Watershed

Petitioners-Plaintiffs City of Auburn, Town of Owasco, and Owasco Watershed Lake Association, Inc., for their verified petition for judgment pursuant to Article 78 of the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules and their complaint seeking a declaratory judgment pursuant to section 3001 of the CPLR, by their attorneys, Earthjustice.

Press Release March 16, 2010

Court Rules in GMO Sugar Beet Case

Indicates permanent injunction likely

Press Release February 4, 2011

Farmers and Conservationists Challenge Latest Federal Approval of Genetically Engineered Sugar Beets

In defiance of earlier court ruling, USDA allows continued growing of controversial, illegally planted crop

Press Release January 20, 2010

Farmers and Conservation Groups Seek to Halt Planting of Illegal Crop

Earlier court decision found federal acceptance of GE sugar beets to be unlawful

Press Release: Victory September 22, 2009

Court Finds USDA Violated Federal Law by Allowing Genetically Engineered Sugar Beets on the Market

Government failed to evaluate environmental and economic risks of Monsanto product

Creek at Iao Valley State Park, Maui, Hawaii. (aimintang / iStock)
From the Experts August 28, 2023

How Maui’s Wildfire Sparked a Disaster Capitalist Power Grab for Hawaiʻi’s Public Water

The battle over fresh water resources on the Hawaiian Islands is as old as the colonialist mindset that fuels it.

Press Release December 14, 2022

Legal Complaint: Signal Peak Energy Coal Mine Has Damaged and Destroyed Bull Mountains Water Sources

Groups demand federal agencies enforce laws to protect area and landowners from criminally-convicted corporation

document November 8, 2023

6PPD ESA Complaint

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.

document September 18, 2023

Earthjustice Clients’ Complaint for EPA Missing TSCA Review Deadlines

This complaint details the clients reasons for suing EPA for missing its risk review of 22 toxic chemicals.