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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 May 5, 2023

NY State Legislators and Climate Advocates Celebrate Passage of First-in-the-Nation State Law Ending Fossil Fuel Use in New Buildings

The people-powered climate movement prevails against the fossil fuel industry with New York becoming the first state to end fossil fuels in new construction by law

Press Release April 5, 2022

NY All-Electric Building Act Sponsors, Groups Demand Gas Ban Passage in NYS Budget as UN IPCC Climate Report Warns “Now or Never”

Passage of the bill will aid to combat climate change, cut air pollution, reduce utility bills, and create jobs

Florida International University Solar House at Engineering Campus.
(Junior Henry / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Press Release January 14, 2016

Earthjustice Files Challenge to Utility-Sponsored Solar Amendment

Misleading measure should not go before voters

Press Release January 27, 2014

State-Sponsored Wolf Killing Ends in Idaho

Faced with looming court challenge, Idaho halts unprecedented program

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 May 1, 2019

The Hiring Process

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

Press Release November 30, 2021

NY Senator Michelle Hinchey Bill Creates First-In-the-Nation Equity and Sustainability Framework for Municipal Food Contracts

Hinchey/Peoples-Stokes bill backed by diverse coalition, would make NY the first state to institute values-based food procurement model that prioritize the environment, local economies, workers, and BIPOC business owners

Press Release: Victory December 23, 2021

Advocates Hail Agreement to Protect New York’s Water from Toxic “Forever Chemicals”

New law will establish the most comprehensive drinking water testing and notification program for PFAS in the country

A musher races down the Tanana River during the opening hour of the Iditarod dogsled race in 2015. A new rule in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race stifles opposition to a massive open-pit gold mine in southwestern Alaska.
Article March 8, 2016

Free Speech in the Land of the Midnight Sun

A new rule in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race stifles opposition to a massive open-pit gold mine in southwestern Alaska.

Article December 18, 2012

Congressional 'Think Tank' Exposes Flaws of Coal Ash Bill

The Congressional Research Service, dubbed the U.S. Congress’ ‘think tank’, recently released an authoritative analysis of S.3512 and—to the dismay of the bill’s stalwart sponsors—it’s a bust. CRS, a department of the Library of Congress and nonpartisan research tool for the House and Senate, recently weighed in definitively on the Senate and House coal ash…

Press Release June 2, 2009

Conservation Groups Challenge Northern Rockies Wolf Delisting

State sponsored hunts scheduled for fall

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

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 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

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…

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. Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to…

page March 7, 2022

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