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Salt Fork State Park, Ohio. (J. Stephen Conn / CC BY-NC 2.0)
Press Release November 30, 2023

Advocates Sue to Halt Oil & Gas Leasing in Ohio State Parks and Public Lands

Ohio agency opens Ohio public lands for oil and gas development without proper consideration and opportunity for hearing

After years of inaction by the federal government, the Environmental Protection Agency has proposed long-overdue limits on six PFAS in drinking water. (Getty Images)
feature November 2, 2023

Inside EPA’s Roadmap on Regulating PFAS Chemicals

Toxic “forever chemicals” remain laxly regulated.

Bison are a keystone species, creating a cascade of environmental conditions that benefit countless other wildlife. As bison graze, they prune and encourage growth of native grasses, fertilize the soils, and carve out habitat for smaller creatures. The Northern Rockies office has protected bison and their iconic prairie ecosystem for decades. (Ami Vitale for Earthjustice)
feature August 7, 2023

Northern Rockies

Highlights of how Earthjustice’s Northern Rockies office has leveraged the power of partnership and the law to defend communities, sacred lands and wildlife, and clean air and water.

Grizzly bear near Canyon, Yellowstone National Park. (Neal Herbert / NPS)
Article October 27, 2023

3 Amazing Mammals Earthjustice Is Fighting For

As the Endangered Species Act celebrates its 50th anniversary, here’s how we’re using this powerful legal tool to protect imperiled animals.

Document September 25, 2023

Comments to ASMFC Horseshoe Crab Board

Citing new technical analysis from University of Nevada, Earthjustice sent comments to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC), urging it to exercise precaution when setting bait harvest quotas based on model that does not accurately represent the impacts of a horseshoe crab bait harvest in Delaware Bay. Relying on the result of the model’s intrinsic flaws to justify management decisions would further imperil the rufa red knot, a shorebird listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

Press Release July 31, 2023

Public Comments Sought For Lahaina Wastewater Facility Clean Water Act Permit

Ocean advocates to host educational event on August 5th at Hawai‘i Wildlife Discovery Center

Container ships are seen docked at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, California. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)
Article November 1, 2023

How a Bay Area Community is Fighting Port Pollution

The Port of Oakland wants to widen its basins, bringing more megaships — and more pollution — to an already overburdened community.

Document July 31, 2023

Comments on Draft National Strategy to Prevent Plastic Pollution

The undersigned groups and individuals submit these comments on EPA’s Draft National Strategy to Prevent Plastic Pollution. Part I of these comments describes many of the harms caused by plastics — to climate change, human health, and biodiversity; Part II describes the strengths and shortcomings in the Draft Strategy; and Part III outlines additional measures EPA must include in its final strategy in order to truly address the array of harms and cumulative impacts caused by plastics during manufacture, use, disposal or recycling, as well as during the production of the petrochemical feedstocks that are the building blocks of virtually all plastics.

Speakers at the listening session held by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan, in San Francisco on Feb. 28, 2018.
(Martin do Nascimento / Earthjustice)
feature June 13, 2023

Guide to Preparing for Public Hearings on the Legacy CCR Rule

What to expect at EPA’s virtual and in-person hearings on the Legacy CCR Surface Impoundment Rule

Document August 21, 2023

Technical Comments Regarding Proposed Changes to Endangered Species Act

Public comment period for proposed rulemakings on how Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service protect species and habitats

Document August 21, 2023

Comments Regarding Proposed Changes to Endangered Species Act

More than 150,000 people called on Biden Administration to fully restore the Endangered Species Act

Document July 5, 2023

BLM Conservation and Landscape Health Technical Comments

Comments from 21 organizations on proposed rulemaking for how the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) manages federal land

Press Release May 31, 2022

Groups sue to protect threatened grizzly bears, bull trout in Flathead National Forest

Fish and Wildlife Service’s biological opinion failed to consider full impacts of road development and use

Document July 19, 2023

USDA ANPR Technical Comments

Public comment period concludes today for pathway to rulemaking on how Forest Service manages national forests

Changemakers call for the EPA to hold utilities accountable for their coal ash pollution, on the day of an in-person public hearing held by the agency in Chicago on Jun. 28, 2023. (Jamie Kelter Davis for Earthjustice)
feature August 14, 2023

‘Do Your Job, EPA’: Stories From the Frontlines of Coal Ash

By law, before government regulations are adopted or changed, agencies must ask the public — you — to weigh in.

Document June 16, 2023

Oakland Harbor Turning Basins Comments

Comments on Oakland Harbor Turning Basins Widening Navigation Study; Revised Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment

page July 24, 2023

The Hiring Process

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

The Greenidge Generating Station on the west shore of Seneca Lake, near Dresden, New York.
(Lauren Petracca for Earthjustice)
Article: Victory September 27, 2023

Crypto Miners Bought Their Own Power Plant. It’s a Climate Disaster.

The plant’s air permit application was denied after community members fought back, with help from Earthjustice.