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Power lines near Pittsburgh, Penn. (Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
feature June 17, 2024

El pĂșblico versus las compañías elĂ©ctricas

Earthjustice trabaja por una transiciĂłn mĂĄs rĂĄpida y justa a energĂ­a limpia. Esta labor se hace ante las comisiones de servicios pĂșblicos alrededor del paĂ­s.

document June 24, 2024

USFWS Termination Letter: GCEDC

United States Fish and Wildlife Service terminates Genesee County Economic Development Center wastewater pipeline permit on June 24, 2024.

document June 12, 2024

Vote NO On Biggs Anti-ESA Amendment

The Department of Defense has long worked with the expert wildlife agencies to ensure it meets its obligations under the Endangered Species Act while still maintaining military readiness. At a time when our planet is facing an extinction crisis of epic proportions, Congress should not be undermining our most effective tool for preventing extinctions.

(Steve Geer / Getty Images)
From the Experts April 30, 2024

Congress is Trying to Weaken the Endangered Species Act. Again.

A new bill to remove ESA protections needed for wolves and grizzly bears has been proposed.

A ‘ua‘u (Hawaiian petrel) chick in its burrow. (Andre Raine / U.S. FWS)
Press Release June 10, 2024

Groups Seek Court Order to Protect Endangered Seabirds from Resort Lights

Grand Wailea must keep lights off to avoid killing and injuring Hawaiian petrels

document June 5, 2024

Earthjustice and CEMDA Letter to DOE on LNG Export Analysis

Earthjustice and the Centro Mexicano de Derecho Ambiental (CEMDA) urged the U.S. Department of Energy to include an examination of the distinct harms associated with exporting U.S. methane gas through Mexico in its forthcoming updating of its environmental analysis on the export of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

In the News: Orlando Sentinel February 9, 2024

Florida could remove majority of climate change references from state law

Bradley Marshall, Attorney, Florida Office: “It does send a statement that even though we are seeing the impacts of climate change increasing every year in the state — more people being impacted by stronger hurricanes, we’re seeing sea level rise, we’re seeing hotter summers — that we don’t think that is something we should be…

document May 22, 2024

NYC Last Mile Letter: Special Permit Processes

Empowers NYC Dept. of City Planning to enact an indirect source rule to regulate emissions associated with warehouse operations and would be coordinated with any necessary environmental review. The Dept. of City Planning will propose and advance a zoning change application that would regulate last-mile facilities via CPC special permit processes, begin stakeholder engagement in 2024, and issue a 30-day scoping notice by end of March 2025.

document May 22, 2024

Coalition Letter Opposing House Farm Bill

Organizations express opposition to the 2024 Farm Bill. Objections center around changes to the National Environmental Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act contained within Title VIII: Forestry.

A gray wolf howls in the woods of the the upper Midwest. (Jerry & Barb Jividen / Getty Images)
Press Release March 28, 2024

Earthjustice Responds to Biden Administration’s Final Endangered Species Act Rulemaking

Biden administration falls short of fully restoring ESA

Electrical lines in Washington state with Mount Rainier in the background. (Mint Images / Getty Images)
From the Experts May 16, 2024

Greening the Gas System

How utility commission “ratemaking” cases have advanced clean buildings and climate justice in Washington state.

document May 17, 2024

Farm Bill Opposition Letter

Earthjustice writes in strong opposition to the proposed Farm Bill. This partisan bill undermines the Inflation Reduction Act’s (IRA) essential investments in climate-smart agriculture programs, removing a critical tool for farmers to address climate change, improve profitability, and advance their resilience in the face of increasingly frequent extreme weather events.

“Esta carta de la vicealcaldesa Torres-Springer es un momento decisivo para las comunidades de justicia ambiental en los cinco condados”, dijo la concejal Alexa AvilĂ©s.(Gerardo Romo / NYC Council Media Unit)
Press Release May 22, 2024

La Ciudad de Nueva York se Compromete a Regular los Almacenes de Última Milla

La ciudad tambiĂ©n se ha comprometido a establecer una regla de fuente indirecta para regular las emisiones causadas por los almacenes de Ășltima milla

document March 6, 2024

Opposition letter to ESA changes in AWHCA

70+ organizations express strong opposition to H.R. 7408, the America’s Wildlife Habitat and Conservation Act. This bill is a transparent attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act and hamstring the conservation of our most imperiled species and their habitats.

Grizzly bear near Canyon, Yellowstone National Park. (Neal Herbert / NPS)
Article March 20, 2024

3 Amazing Mammals Earthjustice Is Fighting For

Here’s how we’re using the Endangered Species Act as a powerful legal tool to protect imperiled animals.

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

document April 24, 2024

Letter in Opposition to the WEST Act

Letter in opposition to H.R. 3397, the Western Economic Security Today (WEST) Act of 2023. This dangerous legislation circumvents the administrative process, stifles public input, ignores the law, and halts the implementation of an overdue regulatory update which balances management of public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management.

document April 24, 2024

Letter to CARB on Flawed Low Carbon Fuel Standard Amendment Process

A letter from a coalition of organizations to the California Air Resources Board regarding the Low Carbon Fuel Standard and the flawed public process during the current rulemaking.