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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 July 22, 2010

Groups Seeking Ban on Toxic Pesticide Go to Federal Court

Outlawed in homes and gardens, pesticide is still sprayed on food crops

page July 24, 2023

The Hiring Process

Get hired: A guide to Earthjustice’s job application process and tips for success.

Article April 10, 2009

Defending False Killer Whales from Commercial Fishing in Hawai'i

A new scientific study (pdf) paints a bleak picture for Hawai’i’s false killer whales. For nearly a decade, the National Marine Fisheries Service’s data(pdf) have shown the Hawai’i longline fishery is killing these rare marine mammals at rates far beyond what the population can sustain. The latest data show the number of false killer whales in…

Press Release February 4, 2010

Environmental and Health Groups Face Off Against Household Cleaner Giants in Court

National toxics reform movement grows, even as companies refuse to follow existing law

Press Release October 14, 2009

Farm Workers and Allies Ask Gov't to Protect Kids From Toxic Pesticide Drift

Petition to EPA includes immediate no-spray buffer zones around homes, schools, day care centers for most toxic pesticides

Press Release: Victory May 6, 2003

Environmentalists Win Lawsuit Over Power Lines from Mexico to US

Bush administration ignored US environmental requirements for US-owned electricity plants built to feed US grid

page March 7, 2022

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Press Release May 29, 2012

Landmark Gas Drilling Court Case Against Upstate New York Town Advances

Case pits small town’s rights against out-of-state gas company’s wishes

Press Release January 12, 2021

Conservation Groups to EPA: Assault on Law, Science, and Public Voice Will Not Be Tolerated

Federal lawsuit filed to uphold EPA’s Yazoo Pumps veto

Press Release October 27, 2011

TXU-Luminant Violated Clean Air Act Over 38,000 Times

Earthjustice, the Environmental Integrity Project, and Sierra Club call on Luminant to clean up three Texas power plants

Press Release October 6, 2010

Consumers To Get Household Cleaner Chemical Info, But Questions of How and When Remain

Public interest groups back swift timetable, ‘one-stop shopping’ ingredient info for consumers

Press Release June 18, 2009

Groups to Feds: Communities Have Right to Know of Toxic Coal Ash Sites

Ask agencies to disclose 44 ‘high hazard’ sites

Press Release February 17, 2009

Manufacturers Flout Law, Refuse to Disclose Toxics in Household Cleaners

Chemical disclosure could protect consumers, advocates fight for transparency

Press Release March 6, 2007

Cancer: Coal's Hidden Cost

New EPA Risk Assessment finds extraordinary cancer risk from coal ash; lack of federal regulations endanger U.S. water supplies

Press Release March 1, 2007

Global Warming & Human Rights Gets Hearing on the World Stage

Earthjustice Managing Attorney Martin Wagner gives testimony before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Press Release March 1, 2007

Nobel Prize Nominee Testifies About Global Warming

Inuit leader Sheila Watt-Cloutier’s testimony before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights put spotlight on climate change and indigenous peoples

Press Release February 13, 2007

Suit Filed to Protect Polar Bears, Walrus from Oil/Gas Explorations and Global Warming

Federal regulations fail to account for combined impacts in Beaufort Sea habitat area