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Press Release March 22, 2007

Clean Air Advocates Demand that EPA Withdraw Bogus Clean Air Finding in San Joaquin Valley

Determination based on illegally ignored data

Press Release June 14, 2022

NYC Community Garden Coalition, Earthjustice, and Dozens of Advocacy Groups Petition City to Protect Community Gardens

Coalition urges City officials to ensure that community gardens continue to strengthen NYC communities by designating gardens as “critical environmental areas”

Youth petitioners display their signs before marching in the Sept. 20 Global Climate Strike in New York City.
(Michael Rubenstein for Earthjustice)
Press Release September 23, 2019

16 Young People File UN Human Rights Complaint on Climate Change

Youth petitioners take fight for global climate change action to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child

Press Release November 18, 2020

NYC Community Garden Coalition, Earthjustice, and Fifty-Two Groups Petition City

Community gardens contribute a host of important environmental and social benefits for New York City but currently remain vulnerable to development

A sign hangs by the Inglewood Oil Field in Los Angeles, warning of hazardous fumes.
(Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
Press Release May 13, 2014

64 Environmental and Community Groups File Petition Demanding Federal Limits on Toxic Oil & Gas Well Air Pollution

Concerned about health impacts of drilling rush, groups push EPA to act swiftly

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.

View of the Tulsequah River, looking east towards the confluence with Taku River.
(Photo courtesy of Chris Miller / Trout Unlimited)
Press Release June 27, 2016

Alaskan and Canadian Groups Petition Secretary of the Interior to Investigate Mines in British Columbia

Groups say threats to Pacific salmon, steelhead, grizzly bears, and woodland caribou, undermine U.S. conservation treaties

Press Release August 4, 2011

100+ Groups From 23 States File Petition For Drilling and Fracking Chemical Testing, Info

Concerned about health impacts of drilling boom, groups press for answers from Halliburton and others

Press Release October 28, 2009

Lawsuit Filed to Protect American Pika Under California Endangered Species Act

California commission continues to deny protection to wildlife imperiled by climate change

Press Release: Victory December 7, 2005

Inuit Human Rights Petition Filed over Climate Change

Global warming radically affects Arctic peoples’ lives, cultures

Petitioners attended the global climate strike on Sept. 20, 2019 in New York. Pictured from left to right: Raslene Joubali (Tunisia), Ridhima Pandey (India), Carlos Manuel (Palau), unidentified, Chiara Sacchi (Argentina), David Ackley III (Marshall Islands), Deborah Adegbile (Nigeria), Iris Duquesne (France), Litokne Kabua (Marshall Islands), Raina Ivanova (Germany), Ranton Anjain (Marshall Islands), Carl Smith (USA), and Catarina Lorenzo (Brazil).
(Michael Rubenstein for Earthjustice)
Article September 23, 2019

Greta and 15 Kids Just Claimed Their Climate Rights at the UN

Sixteen youths, including Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, are calling out countries for violating the human rights of children everywhere.

Press Release October 3, 2007

EPA Petitioned to Reduce Global Warming Pollution from Ships

U.S. Supreme Court clears way for EPA to act, California Attorney General files separate petition

Press Release March 22, 2022

Over One Hundred Twenty-Five Groups Petition EPA to Report GHG Emissions from Dams and Reservoirs

Marking World Water Day, coalition presses Washington to reveal America's "dirty dam secret"

Press Release June 4, 2012

Groups Ask FDA for Final Response to Petition Seeking Full Review of "Frankenfish" Environmental Risks

Public remains in the dark another year as the federal government considers approving genetically engineered salmon

Press Release May 15, 2009

Court Tells California to Reconsider Protecting Pika from Climate Change

Federal government advanced pika protection last week

Press Release March 5, 2008

California Wildlife Agency Ignores Global Warming Threat

California Department of Fish and Game denies threat to American pika; Fish and Game Commission to vote Friday

feature February 27, 2023

From the Ground Up: A Petition to Protect New York City’s Community Gardens

By protecting community gardens through CEA designation, New York City can help to ensure that the gardens continue to strengthen and transform neighborhoods for decades to come.

Press Release October 11, 2021

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child Turns Its Back on Climate Change Petition from Greta Thunberg and Children from Around the World

The Committee instructs the youth to each file claims in 5 countries, squander years in procedural delays, and then return to the UN after they’ve lost in national courts. The message to children is “You’re on your own.”