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Press Release December 5, 2007

States, Cities and Environmental Groups Urge EPA to Reduce Global Warming Pollution from Aircraft

Aviation sector must join efforts to fight climate change

An oil refinery looms over the west side of Port Arthur, TX.
(Eric Kayne for Earthjustice)
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.

Press Release July 31, 2008

Earthjustice Will Sue EPA to Reduce Global Warming Pollution from Ships and Aircraft

A concerted effort to force EPA’s hand in regulating major pollution sources

Press Release June 18, 2012

EPA Refuses to Control Pollution From Ships, Aircraft and Non-road Engines

Disregards duty to regulate major sources of global warming emissions

Press Release June 11, 2010

Coalition Challenges EPA Over Pollution from Ships, Aircraft and Nonroad Engines

EPA fails to regulate major sources of global warming pollution

Brett Kavanaugh appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee, April 26, 2004.
(Dennis Cook / AP Photo)
From the Experts September 4, 2018

Kavanaugh Guided by Industry, Not Rule of Law

We agree with the Heritage Foundation on this point: Let’s assess Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s record using the “Schumer Standard.” That’s exactly why the Senate should reject him.

Press Release July 5, 2011

Court Rules EPA Must Act on Aircraft Emissions

Environmental groups’ suit for action on marine, aircraft and non-road emissions moves forward

Press Release March 1, 2007

Global Warming & Human Rights Gets Hearing on the World Stage

Earthjustice Managing Attorney Martin Wagner gives testimony before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Press Release October 3, 2007

EPA Petitioned to Reduce Global Warming Pollution from Ships

U.S. Supreme Court clears way for EPA to act, California Attorney General files separate petition

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.

The site of the Spruce No. 1 mine, in West Virginia.
(Photo Courtesy of Vivian Stockman / OVEC; Flyover courtesy SouthWings)
Press Release: Victory September 30, 2014

Federal Court Upholds EPA Veto of Spruce Mountaintop Removal Mine

Finds coal industry’s case against EPA action baseless

Press Release March 24, 2014

Supreme Court Rejects Coal Industry Attack on the EPA’s Power to Protect Clean Water

Refuses to hear baseless case against the EPA for blocking extreme WV mountaintop removal mine

Article July 6, 2022

What Does West Virginia v. EPA Mean for Climate Action?

The EPA still has authority to reduce climate pollution from power plants, even after the Supreme Court’s decision. Here’s what the Biden administration should do next.

Summer tomato harvest at Harlem Grown, an Earthjustice partner and New York City-based community organization working to increase access to and knowledge of healthful food.
(Sorangel Arlyn Liriano / Earthjustice)
feature October 28, 2022

Climate, Land, Food, Bodies

Alongside our partners, Earthjustice is working to reform the food and farming system, driving the transition from current industrial practices, which churn out unhealthy food and substantial quantities of pollution, to a new model that prioritizes the sustainable production of nutritious food.

Press Release July 2, 2009

Conservation Groups Welcome EPA Decision to Regulate Some Emissions from US-Flagged Ocean-Going Ships

Urge EPA to move forward quickly on regulations for GHGs and PM, and to ensure that standards also protect the American Arctic

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

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.

Press Release April 21, 2014

Groups Press EPA to Address Toxic Lead Air Pollution from Aviation Gasoline

Evidence linking ill-health, especially in children, to airborne lead emissions mounts as EPA fails to act