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Split view of clear and hazy days in Shenandoah National Park. (National Park Service)
Press Release: Victory July 12, 2024

U.S. District Court Finalizes Haze Pollution Consent Decree to Speed Up Protections for Public Lands

Victory will bring clearer views and cleaner air to national parks

A view of the northwest section of the Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni - Ancestral Footprints of the Grand Canyon National Monument in Arizona. (U.S. Department of the Interior)
Press Release April 25, 2024

Conservation Groups Defend Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni National Monument, Antiquities Act

Motion to intervene filed in support of President Biden’s monument designation near Grand Canyon

The northeast corner of Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni - Ancestral Footprints of the Grand Canyon National Monument in northern Arizona. (Ben Arnoldy / Earthjustice)
From the Experts April 26, 2024

Defending the Antiquities Act and Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni National Monument

Attacks on the Antiquities Act are not new. Earthjustice and our partners continue to fight back.

In the News: Desert News June 12, 2024

The Supreme Court decision that could rock Utah

Heidi McIntosh, Managing Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “Utah’s argument that the president may only designate small monuments centered on specific sites is just wrong. In 1920, the Supreme Court upheld President Teddy Roosevelt’s use of the Antiquities Act to protect 800,000 acres in Arizona when he declared the Grand Canyon a national monument. In…

Power lines near Pittsburgh, Penn. (Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
feature June 17, 2024

El público versus las compañías eléctricas

Earthjustice trabaja por una transición más rápida y justa a energía limpia. Esta labor se hace ante las comisiones de servicios públicos alrededor del país.

page July 11, 2024

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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

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

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

Grizzly bear near Swan Lake Flats in Yellowstone National Park. (Jim Peaco / National Park Service)
Press Release: Victory June 28, 2024

Court Ruling Recognizes Roads Harm Grizzly Bears in Flathead National Forest

Conservation groups secure another win for grizzly bears and bull trout

Bears Ears National Monument. (Steven St. John for Earthjustice)
Press Release: Victory August 11, 2023

Court Dismisses Utah Suits, Upholds Presidential Authority to Establish National Monuments

Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments remain safe

Press Release November 22, 2022

Conservation Groups Intervene To Protect Utah Monuments, Antiquities Act

Four Tribes intervened last week in lawsuits attacking Antiquities Act

Aerial view of the smelting complex in the city of La Oroya, Peru in 2022. La Oroya is one of the most polluted localities on the planet. (Ernesto Benavides / AFP via Getty Images)
From the Experts: Victory June 20, 2024

La Oroya v. Peru: Historic Precedent on Human Rights and the Environment

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights set an important precedent for state oversight of industrial pollution.

The Procession Panel in Bears Ears National Monument is at least 1,000 years old.
(Photo courtesy of Marc Toso)
Update August 11, 2023

Judge Throws Out Lawsuits Attacking Two Priceless National Monuments

This win advances two goals at the heart of Earthjustice’s mission: protecting public lands and facing down the destructive threat of fossil fuels.

document April 25, 2024

Motion to Intervene: Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni – Ancestral Footprints of the Grand Canyon National Monument

Conservation groups filed a motion to intervene in defense of President Biden’s designation of Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni – Ancestral Footprints of the Grand Canyon National Monument in Arizona.

Hawaiian petrel chick in its burrow. (Andre Raine / Kaua'i Endangered Seabird Recovery Project)
Press Release May 2, 2024

Second Lawsuit Filed to Protect Hawaiian Petrels at Maui’s Grand Wailea Resort

Two years after the parties reached a settlement agreement, lights at the luxury resort continue to harm Hawaiian petrel chicks migrating out to sea

A threatened Mardon skipper butterfly basks in the sun at Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. This butterfly is native to the Pacific Northwest region of North America and relies on specific grasses such as Idaho Fescue and Bluebunch Wheatgrass as host plants. The Mardon skipper is a species of conservation concern and its populations have been declining due to habitat loss and degradation. (Seth Coulter / BLM)
Press Release March 25, 2024

Supreme Court Denies Timber Industry Requests to Review Expansion of Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

Decision ensures that southwest Oregon rivers, fish, and wildlife remain protected

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