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Press Release March 31, 2011

Wide Range of Citizen Groups Band Together To Oppose Harmful and Undemocratic Policy Riders In Budget Bill

Groups representing millions of Americans tell White House and Senate to shut down any talk of policy riders in their work to fund the government

At the Oceti Sakowin Camp in 2016, Taylor Peterson, Katherine Morrisseau, Nancy Scanie, and Fawn Youngbear-Tibbetts (left to right). Clan Grandmother Nancy Scanie from Cold Lake Dene First Nation in Alberta Canada represented the Athabasca Keepers of the Water.
(Joey Podlubny / CC BY-NC 2.0)
feature October 27, 2021

6 Places Where the National Environmental Policy Act Made The Difference

One of the first lawsuits under the National Environmental Policy Act was brought — and won — by Earthjustice on behalf of the Sierra Club in 1971.

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.

Navajo community leader Daniel Tso speaks out against fracking at a meeting that was required under the National Environmental Policy Act. The law gives communities a chance to speak out against projects that will impact them.
(Steven St. John for Earthjustice)
feature January 9, 2023

The People’s Environmental Law: National Environmental Policy Act

The National Environmental Policy Act helps communities protect themselves from dangerous, rushed or poorly planned federal projects. Join us in advocating for it.

Press Release February 26, 2004

New Reports Expose Hidden Failures of US Anti-Drug Policy in Colombia

Costs mount as congressional goals go unmet

Press Release October 23, 2012

Groups Urge Penn. Governor to Reverse Policy That Delays Warning of Fracking Water Pollution

New policy puts public at risk, adds unnecessary red-tape

Press Release August 12, 2004

America's Waters Vulnerable to Development, Pollution

Bush administration policy should be reversed to protect streams, lakes, and wetlands.

Press Release September 20, 2021

Earthjustice Welcomes Environmental Policy Veteran Liz Moran

Moran will serve as the national environmental law organization’s first New York Policy Advocate

Seven years after Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey’s infrastructure remains vulnerable to extreme weather and other impacts of climate change. Local solar, especially when paired with battery storage, can help keep the lights on in times of crisis — power that’s especially critical for low-income families and communities on the frontlines of climate impacts.
(Dirvish / CC BY 2.0)
Press Release December 9, 2019

Justice, Climate, and Solar Advocates Release NJ Equitable Solar Policy Roadmap

New Jersey coalition releases a policy roadmap outlining how New Jersey can help 250,000 low-income families go solar by 2030, and install 400 megawatts of storage with $125 million per year in state funding.

Jim Kelly and Dana Wilson, members of the Lummi Nation, fish for chum salmon in the Salish Sea.
(Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
Article September 20, 2022

Putting Justice First in Ocean Policy

A new policy platform aims to make ocean policy more equitable by amplifying the voices of the most impacted communities.

Raul Garcia, Earthjustice’s Vice President of Policy & Legislation, speaks in support of the Clean Water Act outside of the Supreme Court, as the high court heard arguments in the case of Sackett v. EPA, which revolves around which waterways deserve protections under the Clean Water Act. (Melissa Lyttle for Earthjustice)
Press Release April 10, 2023

Earthjustice Announces Raúl García as Vice President of Policy and Legislation

“He’s a trusted partner to environmental justice communities and social justice groups, a passionate, creative, and skilled advocate, and who we need to meet this moment on climate change and environmental justice”

From the Experts January 4, 2022

Farming for Our Future: Opportunities Abound

Policymakers must take advantage of the many opportunities to reform agriculture to help curb climate change.

Press Release January 14, 2022

Biden Administration Refuses To Return to Obama-Era Coal Policy

Earthjustice responds to Biden administration failure to act on coal

Press Release September 11, 2000

Court Rejects Timber Industry Attacks on Roadless Protection Policy

Idaho’s federal District Court has issued a ruling rejecting attempts by the timber industry and others to derail the U.S. Forest Service’s roadless area protection initiative.

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.

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…