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 January 17, 2019 Special Report: Two Years of Overruling the Trump Administration The record shows that the Trump’s efforts to weaken environmental regulations are no match for the law. Press Release: Victory July 11, 2012 EPA Finds Maine River Herring Exclusion Law is Illegal Barriers to native habitat must be removed to restore this “keystone” species feature April 27, 2018 A Disaster In The Making A new report documents how people have been left in harm’s way, as the Trump administration attempts to block the Chemical Disaster Rule. From the Experts June 8, 2021 Why the Ocean Needs the Illegal Fishing and Forced Labor Prevention Act Sharks are crucial for a healthy ocean, but overfishing is killing them. This bill takes a step in the right direction. 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. feature August 23, 2019 Inside the Legal Case We’re Making to Save Our National Monuments An explanation of the legal work to save Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, and what’s next. feature August 18, 2021 What You Need To Know About Chlorpyrifos The toxic pesticide harmed children and the environment until legal action compelled federal agencies to ban all uses Press Release June 14, 1997 Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund Changes Name to Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund The Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund announced that it is changing its name to Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund. Press Release April 22, 2011 Environmentalists and Fishermen Bring Earth Day Challenge To Maine Law That Blocks River Herring from Native Habitat St. Croix River Alewife population has plummeted by over 90 percent feature September 15, 2021 50 Landmark Cases See 50 of our proudest accomplishments that truly changed life for people and wildlife and set the stage for the world we live in now and into the future. Press Release November 18, 2020 NYC Community Garden Coalition, Earthjustice, and Fifty-Two Groups Petition City Community gardens contribute a host of important environmental and social benefits for New York City but currently remain vulnerable to development Press Release September 23, 2019 16 Young People File UN Human Rights Complaint on Climate Change Youth petitioners take fight for global climate change action to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child Press Release June 14, 2022 NYC Community Garden Coalition, Earthjustice, and Dozens of Advocacy Groups Petition City to Protect Community Gardens Coalition urges City officials to ensure that community gardens continue to strengthen NYC communities by designating gardens as “critical environmental areas” Press Release September 9, 2002 Behind the Smoke Screen An analysis of the White House’s “wildfire” bill to weaken environmental protection and public rights in federal land management decisions feature February 27, 2023 From the Ground Up: A Petition to Protect New York City’s Community Gardens By protecting community gardens through CEA designation, New York City can help to ensure that the gardens continue to strengthen and transform neighborhoods for decades to come. 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 April 22, 1998 Earth Day Launch for Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund Website Earthjustice launches new website on Earth Day. Press Release November 29, 2001 Legal Action Taken to Protect California's State Fish Earthjustice and Trout Unlimited have gone to court to protect a vanishing icon.