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document June 28, 2024

Flathead Forest Roadbuilding – Order

A Montana District Court ruling recognized that grizzly bears are indeed impacted by existing roadways that do not receive motorized use, which the agencies failed to consider when allowing increased roadbuilding in the Flathead National Forest. Grizzly bears have learned to avoid roads — even closed roads — and are often displaced from habitat that features them.

The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.
(Architect of the Capitol)
Article June 28, 2024

Supreme Court Eliminates Longstanding Legal Principle in Ruling About Fisheries Management

What you need to know about Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo, and how the Court’s ruling jeopardizes the government’s ability to regulate

Press Release June 28, 2024

Corte Suprema Elimina Principio Legal Sobre La Regulación Federal

El fallo traslada el equilibrio de poder a la rama judicial

document June 13, 2024

Petition for Declaratory Order: Skookumchuck Dam

The Quinault Indian Nation filed a petition with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife calling for removal of the aging Skookumchuck Dam.

The U.S. Supreme Court. (Stefani Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images)
Press Release June 28, 2024

Supreme Court Eliminates Longstanding Legal Principle Concerning Federal Regulation

Ruling shifts balance of power to judicial branch

A ‘ua‘u (Hawaiian petrel) chick in its burrow. (Andre Raine / U.S. FWS)
Press Release June 10, 2024

Groups Seek Court Order to Protect Endangered Seabirds from Resort Lights

Grand Wailea must keep lights off to avoid killing and injuring Hawaiian petrels

Press Release May 15, 2009

Court Tells California to Reconsider Protecting Pika from Climate Change

Federal government advanced pika protection last week

The newly restored flows to Wailuku River in October 2014. (Kapua Sproat / Earthjustice)
Press Release: Victory June 24, 2024

Hawai‘i’s High Court Issues Another Historic Ruling in Maui “Four Waters” Case

State Water Commission failed to restore stream flows after closure of last sugar plantation

Press Release: Victory May 6, 2009

American Pika Advances Toward Endangered Species Act Protection

Small alpine mammal imperiled by global warming

Press Release October 28, 2009

Lawsuit Filed to Protect American Pika Under California Endangered Species Act

California commission continues to deny protection to wildlife imperiled by climate change

After years of inaction by the federal government, the Environmental Protection Agency has proposed long-overdue limits on six PFAS in drinking water. (Getty Images)
feature April 19, 2024

Inside EPA’s Roadmap on Regulating PFAS Chemicals

Toxic “forever chemicals” remain laxly regulated.

Press Release October 12, 2023

FERC orders MISO to address issues Earthjustice raised in our challenge to its Order 2222 proposal

FERC finds MISO’s proposal did not adequately permit distributed energy resources to participate in MISO wholesale energy markets

Press Release: Victory February 12, 2009

CLIMATE: Federal Agency Agrees to Consider Endangered Species Protection for American Pika

Global warming driving alpine rock rabbit towards extinction

Press Release February 4, 2010

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Denies American Pika Endangered Species Act Protection

Small alpine mammal declining due to global warming

In the News: San Francisco Chronicle March 25, 2024

Mountainous national monument on California-Oregon border survives major legal challenge

Kristen Boyles, Managing Attorney, Northwest Office: “It’s been many years now of litigation, fighting to protect this remarkable place, and phew, we’re done. The monument and its expansion, it’s now the law of the land. People should go visit this summer. It’s a beautiful place.”

Press Release: Victory October 19, 2011

California Commission Advances Climate-threatened Pika Toward Legal Protection

Decision acknowledges science showing American Pika is threatened by global warming

Press Release: Victory October 19, 2010

For the Second Time, Court Tells California to Reconsider Protecting Pika

Climate change destroying pika habitat