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Press Release June 20, 2007

Groups May Sue EPA Over Delayed Regulation of Ship Smokestack Pollution

Notice of intent to sue filed under Clean Air Act

page April 28, 2010

Law Clerkship, Summer 2024

Career Opportunities Law Clerkship, Summer 2024 About Us Earthjustice is seeking summer law clerks who share a passion for justice and a healthy environment. Only students who are currently enrolled in law school are eligible to apply. Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the…

Article July 22, 2010

Live Blogging an Energy CEO's Luncheon at National Press Club

Regular updates from Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship's press lunch

page February 11, 2014

Our Team

About Our Team With 200 attorneys in 15 offices across the country, Earthjustice is the nation’s premier nonprofit environmental law organization, working at the federal, state, and local levels. Meet our Board of Trustees and the Earthjustice Council, and see bar admissions for our attorneys. Our team also includes legal and research analysts, policy and…

Article July 6, 2011

Going Overboard: Q&A with ship pollution activist Gershon Cohen

Earthjustice successfully defended an Alaskan ballot initiative which called for cruise ships to stop discharging waste into Alaska's pristine waters.

Press Release September 28, 2012

Environmental Groups Defend EPA Rule Reducing Large Ship Pollution

State of Alaska challenges federal efforts to clean up dirty marine diesel

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 October 20, 2003

Bush Administration Backs Down on Plan to Ship Toxic Ships Overseas

Administration will study threats posed by ships and reconsider plan in April

Article April 4, 2011

Monday Reads: The Lost Shipping Container Edition

A sunken steel behemoth provides refuge and life … or not?

Flags fly at the Oceti Sakowin Camp in 2016, near Cannonball, North Dakota.
(Lucas Zhao / CC BY-NC 2.0)
feature March 22, 2017

In Conversation: Standing With Standing Rock

Earthjustice attorney Jan Hasselman, lead counsel to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their litigation, discusses the historic legal case and what lies ahead.

Press Release April 22, 1998

Earth Day Launch for Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund Website

Earthjustice launches new website on Earth Day.

Press Release July 17, 2000

Report Finds Ships the Dirtiest Transportation Source, Causing Smog at Sea and in Port

Lawsuit Filed Against EPA for Failure to Regulate Large Ship Emissions

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 November 4, 2003

Toxic Ship Export Deal Declared Illegal by UK

US Environmental groups call on Bush Administration to Safely Return and Recycle ‘Ghost Fleet’ in USA

Press Release October 15, 2004

Legal Challenge Keeping "Ghost Fleet" Ship Scrapping Jobs in the US

Export plan would violate law and common sense

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.

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.

A Carnival cruise ship leaving Florida for the Gulf of Mexico. In 2013, cruise ships dumped more than 1 billion gallons of sewage in the ocean, much of it poorly treated.
(Photo courtesy of James Butler)
Press Release April 30, 2014

EPA Delays Action as Ship Sewage Flows into U.S. Waters

Environmental group seeks court-ordered deadline for sewage treatment improvements