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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.

Oil and gas operations near residential areas in Colorado. (Chris Schneider for Earthjustice)
Press Release December 2, 2023

Earthjustice Applauds EPA For Finalizing Strong Safeguards Against Methane Pollution

Methane standards will cut climate pollution, safeguard public health and advance environmental justice

feature November 2, 2023

What You Need To Know About Chlorpyrifos

The neurotoxic pesticide harms children and the environment.

Snake River's blue waters stand out against green landscape with Teton Mountain Range ascending in the background. Grand Tetons National Park, Teton County, Wyoming. (Edwin Remsberg / Getty Images)
Update December 7, 2023

Snake River Salmon Are in Crisis — But a Turning Point May Be Near

As time runs out for Pacific Northwest salmon, the Biden administration is signaling important steps to restore native fish populations and honor treaty obligations.

From the Experts November 29, 2023

Feds Can Fight Climate Change by Buying the Right Food

President Biden’s new directive is an exciting opportunity to leverage the federal government’s tremendous purchasing power to help curb dangerous climate change. It is imperative that food procurement be included.

Some 110 million Americans have been exposed to PFAS through drinking tainted water. (REAL444/Getty Images)
Press Release October 25, 2023

EPA Issues Final Rule to Close Loopholes in PFAS Reporting

Companies and military bases must now disclose more PFAS pollution

(Brad Zweerink for Earthjustice)
Press Release September 29, 2023

Earthjustice Responds to Biden Administration’s Final Five-Year Offshore Oil-and-Gas Leasing Program

The plan is considerably slimmed down from original proposal but still offers up the Gulf to oil and gas industry

Press Release: Victory January 25, 2023

U.S. Forest Service restores critical protections to Tongass National Forest

The National Roadless Rule was rolled back for America’s last great rainforest by the Trump administration, threatening millions of acres of undeveloped national forest lands

page July 24, 2023

The Hiring Process

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

Press Release May 2, 2023

Earthjustice Statement: New York Governor and Legislature Finalize SFY2024 Budget

Major wins for climate action: New York to adopt first-in-nation all-electric new buildings mandate; NYPA authority to build public renewable energy and fossil fuel power plant retirement

Press Release August 25, 2023

After Almost a Decade of Missed Deadlines, EPA Ordered to Finalize Ethylene Oxide Regulations

Vulnerable communities were exposed to this aggressive carcinogen for years waiting for agency action. EPA must now right this wrong.

Document August 31, 2023

NWF v. NMFS Final Stay Extension Motion

A coalition of fishing and conservation groups, represented by Earthjustice, have jointly agreed, with the Biden administration, Oregon, the Nez Perce Tribe and others to ask the court for an additional 60-day pause in our litigation over dam operations on the Snake and Columbia Rivers.

Document August 10, 2023

Final Letter to EGLE

From Environmental Transformation Movement of Flint, Flint Rising, and St. Francis Prayer Center, urging EGLE to pledge to critical changes, requesting written agreement that provides meaningful commitments and accountability to ensure that EGLE will better protect Black communities and other communities of color.

Document August 9, 2023

Letter, re: Final Informal Resolution Agreement, EPA & EGLE: Flint, MI

Letter from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights, Office of External Civil Rights Compliance to Earthjustice and Great Lakes Environmental Law Center notifying that EPA has resolved complaint based on the Informal Resolution Agreement entered between EPA and EGLE.

Offshore oil and gas platforms are a common site in the Gulf of Mexico, including this one off the Louisiana coast. (Brad Zweerink / Earthjustice)
Press Release August 25, 2023

Lawsuit Challenges Massive Offshore Lease Sale for Failing to Properly Consider Gulf Communities and Climate

The lease sale is scheduled close to release of Five-Year Program, which may include 10+ additional offshore oil lease sales

Press Release December 20, 2022

Earthjustice Sustainable Food and Farming Program Statement: New York State Climate Action Council Final Scoping Plan

While necessary action in reducing emissions from food production and food waste were included in the Final Scoping Plan, transformative strategies such as methane emissions limitations were left on the table

Press Release June 21, 2023

Earthjustice Statement: EPA Final Renewable Fuel Standard Rule

Given those consequences of mandating conventional biofuel volumes over that amount the market itself would demand, this rule is an unfortunate example of politics setting environmental policy, not science or law, and a poor use of 60 million acres of American farmland

Document July 19, 2023

USDA ANPR Technical Comments

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