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Valmont Power Station in Boulder, Colo., in 2011. (Josh Schutz / Getty Images)
Press Release February 22, 2024

With Broad Public Support, Legislators to Introduce Package of Bills to Address Colorado’s Ozone Crisis

Legislation will focus on permitting reform, air quality enforcement, additional measures to cut harmful pollution in Colorado

A crane lifts a wind turbine rotor onto a tower north of Abilene, Texas. (Robert Nickelsberg / Getty Images)
Update May 1, 2024

The Biden Administration Has Revived the People’s Environmental Law

Final updates to National Environmental Policy Act ensure that communities will not be sacrificed as clean energy infrastructure ramps up.

Andrea Vidaurre of the People's Collective for Environmental Justice speaks at a rally before a California Air Resources Board public hearing to consider proposed clean trucks regulation in 2022 in Sacramento Calif. (Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
feature April 29, 2024

Fighting to Breathe: Andrea Vidaurre is Taking on the Freight Industry’s Pollution from California to Washington, D.C.

“People should care about what’s going on here because all of us benefit from the goods movement system — no matter where you live.”

page March 13, 2024

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A brown pelican covered in oil sits on the Louisiana coast in June 2010. Oil from the <em>Deepwater Horizon</em> has affected wildlife throughout the Gulf of Mexico. (Charlie Riedel / AP)
Press Release April 18, 2024

Gulf and Environmental Groups React to Congressional Letter Calling on Interior Department to End Rubber Stamping of Offshore Oil Drilling Projects

Letter comes on eve of the 14th anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon spill

Press Release April 21, 2024

Earthjustice Statement: New York Governor Hochul and Legislature Finalize the SFY2024-25 Budget

Falls short on climate; restores critical funding for water infrastructure

A group of children board a school bus. (SDI Productions / Getty Images)
From the Experts March 29, 2024

More Washington Students Will Soon Get Clean Rides to School

A new policy combined with state funding will speed up Washington’s transition to all-electric, zero-emission school buses.

(James Olstein for Earthjustice)
feature February 28, 2024

Right To Zero: Building a Zero-emissions Future

We’re creating a zero-emissions reality from coast to coast.

Press Release March 12, 2024

Earthjustice Statement: Assembly One-House Budget SFY2025 Omits NY HEAT Act

The NYS Assembly included new policy that codifies a 6% cap on energy bills for eligible low-income New Yorkers

Boat docks sit on dry cracked earth at the Great Salt Lake's Antelope Island Marina in 2021 near Syracuse, Utah. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)
Press Release January 9, 2024

Over 300 Members of the Medical Community Urge Utah Policymakers to Save the Great Salt Lake

Medical professionals in and outside Utah warn of looming public health crisis

Fishing for steelhead on the Clearwater River, upriver from its confluence with the Snake River in Lewiston, Idaho. (Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
Press Release March 6, 2024

Washington State Legislature Funds Recreational Study Connected to Columbia Basin Restoration

The new recreation study joins three previously-funded studies on how to best replace energy, transportation and irrigation services now provided by the lower Snake River Dams

Electric vehicles charging in Crosswinds, S.C. (Myrtle Beach, TheDigitel / CC BY 2.0)
Press Release December 12, 2023

Environmental Groups Urge Policymakers to Ensure Responsible Sourcing of EV Minerals and Secure Supply Chains

Letter to U.S. Senate leadership calls for implementation of interagency recommendations, with strong oversight for mining of minerals used in EV batteries

Press Release March 14, 2024

Earthjustice Statement: New York State One-House Budgets SFY2025

NYS Senate’s and Assembly’s Budget Bills restore clean water funding; Senate champions bold climate policies

A Bureau of Land Management-maintained forest in Oregon. (Bureau of Land Management)
Press Release February 2, 2024

Forest Service Urged to Bolster Protections for Forests in Proposed Policy

Comments call for addressing major gaps on selling old growth and protecting mature forests

In the News: Vox March 8, 2024

Why New York is suing the world’s biggest meat company

Peter Lehner, Managing Attorney, Sustainable Food & Farming Program: “A big potential indirect impact is a bit of education of policymakers. Congress gives special exemptions to animal ag in part because they don’t know, or don’t want to believe, the real climate and pollution impact. So I hope this will get a few more policymakers…

page March 7, 2022

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Earthjustice’s Right to Zero campaign and allies held an event in support of the Green Transit, Green Jobs bill at the New York State Capitol on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 . This critical bill will facilitate the transition to electric buses and promote good manufacturing jobs in New York State. (Patrick Dodson for Earthjustice)
Press Release January 30, 2024

Green Transit, Green Jobs, Proposed Bill Brings Clean Transportation and Good Green Manufacturing Jobs to New York

The win-win legislation jump-starts cleaner air with emissions-free buses and provides green sector jobs; Lawmakers, union leaders, and advocates urge Governor Hochul to Include in 2025 NY Final Budget

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.