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People wait in a long line to enter a grocery store in Austin, Texas, on Feb. 16, 2021, to stock up on supplies after Winter Storm Uri and ahead of another expected storm. Huge winter storms crippled electric grids and left millions of Americans without power amid dangerously cold temperatures. (Tamir Kalifa / The New York Times)
Press Release February 26, 2024

Southwest Power Pool Again Proposes Discriminatory Renewable Energy Accreditation

SPP’s proposal fails to assess the vulnerabilities of aging coal and gas plants and continues to discriminate against cleaner resources

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…

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks during a briefing in New York City. (John Lamparski / Getty Images)
Press Release January 17, 2024

Earthjustice Statement: New York Governor Hochul Releases SFY2025 State Executive Budget Proposal

Governor’s budget mixed bag on environment: Includes key elements of NY HEAT Act to fight climate change; cuts water infrastructure funding by half

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks during a briefing in New York City. (John Lamparski / Getty Images)
Press Release January 9, 2024

Earthjustice Statement: 2024 New York State of the State 

Earthjustice Applauds Governor Hochul for Embracing Key Elements of NY HEAT Act to Address the State’s Expensive, Dirty, Gas System

The Pipe Out Paddle Up Floatilla Against the Line 5 pipeline in Mackinaw City, Michigan, on Sept. 3, 2022. (David Ruck for Earthjustice)
Press Release December 22, 2023

Statement: Four Michigan Tribes Appeal Line 5 Tunnel Permit

Enbridge’s proposed tunnel project is opposed by Tribes, businesses, and environmental groups.

Electricity transmission lines. (Tim Peters / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Press Release December 13, 2023

Earthjustice Statement on the Clean Electricity and Transmission Act

Earthjustice hails new legislation as the first step we need for a clean energy transition that balances urgency with a just and fair process for engaging stakeholders and communities in energy development.

Document November 30, 2023

Mākua Military Reservation Joint Statement Nov 30 2023

Mālama Mākua and Defendants Sec. of Defense and Sec of the U.S. Army, re defendants’ recent decision that they no longer need to conduct live-fire training at Mākua Military Reservation (MMR), now or in the future, and, therefore, no new unexploded ordnance (UXO) will be added to MMR.

The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. (Matt Roth for Earthjustice)
Press Release November 14, 2023

Earthjustice Statement on Supreme Court Ethics Code Announcement

“If the Supreme Court won’t hold itself accountable, Congress must pass a meaningful, enforceable code that would restore accountability and transparency to the Court.”

The Rockaway Youth Task Force community garden in Queens, NYC. (Jeenah Moon for Earthjustice)
Press Release November 22, 2023

Earthjustice Statement: NY Governor Hochul Vetoes Community Gardens Protection Bill

New York’s community gardens continue to lack legal protections, despite the benefits they provide to communities

A sea turtle swims over bleached coral on Heron Island in the Great Barrier Reef.
(The Ocean Agency/XL Catlin Seaview Survey/Richard Vevers)
Press Release December 8, 2023

Earthjustice Statement on First-Ever White House Ocean Justice Strategy

Strategy intended to guide ocean justice activities across federal government

U.S. President Joe Biden, center, signs The Inflation Reduction Act with Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) (L) and House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) in the State Dining Room of the White House August 16, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer / Getty Images)
Press Release November 14, 2023

Earthjustice Statement on the National Climate Assessment

The U.S. must urgently move away from fossil fuels to build a just clean energy future

(Architect of the Capitol)
Press Release November 3, 2023

Earthjustice Statement on House Passage of Interior-Environment Appropriations Bill

The bill doubles down on policies that reject science, undermine environmental protections, and prioritize the profits of polluting industries over our health

Press Release October 13, 2023

Earthjustice Statement on DOE’s Regional Hydrogen Hub Announcement

U.S. climate progress depends on getting it right on hydrogen

The sun rises over a hazy New York City skyline as seen from Jersey City, New Jersey, Wednesday, June 7, 2023. Intense Canadian wildfires are blanketing the northeastern U.S. in a dystopian haze, turning the air acrid, the sky yellowish gray and prompting warnings for vulnerable populations to stay inside. (Seth Wenig / AP)
Press Release October 12, 2023

Earthjustice Statement: Fossil Fuel Industry-led Lawsuit Aims to Dismantle New York’s Nation-leading All-Electric New Buildings Law

Last-ditch efforts by fossil fuel industry attempts to challenge New York’s climate-forward All-Electric New Buildings Law

page July 1, 2023

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A New York City MTA electric bus at a charging station on the West Side Highway at 42 Street. (Marc A. Hermann / MTA)
Press Release September 11, 2023

Earthjustice Statement: New Report Dubs Six New York Cities as “Asthma Capitals;” Solution for NY Governor Hochul lies in “Green Transit, Green Jobs” Legislation

Advocates and unions urge Governor Hochul to include the Green Transit, Green Jobs bill in State Budget; Legislation requires all state transit authorities to purchase only zero-emission buses starting in 2029 and would establish protections for existing workers during transition

Members of Mālama Mākua photographed after the ceremony of the opening of the Makahiki in Mākua in 2016. (Courtesy of Mālama Mākua)
Press Release: Victory December 1, 2023

Hawai‘i’s Mākua Valley Forever Protected from Explosive Military Training

After 25 years of community advocacy, the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of the Army declare Mākua safe from future use of mortars, artillery, and other live-fire training

Press Release September 19, 2023

Earthjustice statement on California’s lawsuit to recover the costs of climate change from the worst fossil fuel industry polluters

On September 15, the state of California filed a major lawsuit aimed at holding the fossil fuel industry accountable for lying about climate change.