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page July 24, 2023

The Hiring Process

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

Document February 13, 2023

FOIA Appeal Docket No. GFO-2023-00170-F

Earthjustice respectfully appeals the decision of the Department of Energy / Golden Field Office (GFO) to withhold records in response to Earthjustice’s Freedom of Information Act request number GFO-2023-00170-F. Earthjustice’s FOIA request seeks “all submitted concept papers, related documents, written communications, and other information received in response to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: Additional Clean Hydrogen Programs (Section 40314): Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs Funding Opportunity Announcement, #DE-FOA-0002779, issued by the Department of Energy’s Hydrogen Program on September 22, 2022, with concept papers due on November 7, 2022.”

Red knots, ruddy turnstones, dunlin and semipalmated sandpipers coming through the Delaware Bay near Fortescue, New Jersey, on May 23, 2022.
(Aristide Economopoulos for Earthjustice)
Article October 20, 2023

What a Shorebird Can Teach Us About the Biodiversity Crisis

Throughout the animal kingdom, increasing pressures from industry are putting endangered or threatened species like the red knot at risk.

A woman who identified herself as Jennifer sits with her son Jaydan at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in McAllen, Texas.
(Spencer Platt / Getty Images)
Press Release November 21, 2019

Hundreds of Documents Released Detailing Plans to Build Migrant Detention Facilities at Contaminated Fort Bliss Site

Up to 7,500 unaccompanied minors would have been held at toxic site according to plans unearthed by environmental and community advocates

Oil and gas operations near residential areas in Colorado. (Chris Schneider for Earthjustice)
Press Release July 20, 2023

Air Quality Control Commission, State Make Promising Progress By Adopting Consensus Rules Requiring Direct Measurement of Oil and Gas Pollution

Further action and effective enforcement will ultimately determine the success of efforts to limit harmful methane pollution

A small blade of grass in the corner of her mouth, this young grizzly takes a break from grazing to survey the meadow along Pilgrim Creek.
(Thomas D. Mangelsen)
feature May 12, 2021

Wildlife We’re Fighting For

Meet 16 of the hundreds of species Earthjustice has gone to court to protect.

Press Release October 24, 2007

Documents Reveal Political Meddling in Murrelet Decision

Julie MacDonald insisted on last minute changes to undermine bird’s protected status

Press Release April 5, 2023

Southwest Alaska Tribes Sue in Federal Court to Halt the Donlin Gold Mine

The massive proposed open-pit gold mine and its toxic chemicals threaten salmon, human health, and the Tribes’ traditional ways of life

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.

Press Release October 19, 2021

Groups Probe Government Over Migrant Children’s Possible Exposure to Toxic Chemicals

Advocates sue federal agencies to learn more about Florida site with known contaminants, including arsenic, lead, and mercury

Press Release: Victory March 5, 2021

Judge Rules Damning Trump-Era Documents Must Be Released in Well Control Lawsuit

Documents show staff objections to Well Control Rule rollback were deleted from record

Document October 19, 2021

Homestead detention center FOIA lawsuit

Earthjustice, on behalf of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), sued in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to compel several federal agencies to respond to unanswered Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests regarding the Florida Homestead migrant detention center for unaccompanied children.

Press Release October 19, 2021

Grupos Ambientales y de Justicia Investigan A Gobierno Estadounidense Por Posible Exposición De Menores Migrantes A Sustancias Químicas Tóxicas

Defensores demandan a agencias federales para obtener más información sobre centro de detención con contaminantes como arsénico, plomo y mercurio.

Ominous wall cloud portending possible violent weather.
(Jerry Penry / NOAA / NWS)
Press Release September 17, 2019

Friends of the Earth and Earthjustice head to court over NOAA’s lack of FOIA transparency

Lawsuit challenges the agency’s unlawful year-long failure to respond requests

Document March 4, 2021

ORDER: Judge Rules Damning Trump-Era Documents Must Be Released in Well Control Lawsuit

Documents show staff objections to Well Control Rule rollback were deleted from record

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.
Press Release February 2, 2018

Earthjustice & Sierra Club Demand Information on EPA’s FOIA Processes

Political interference suspected: Under Scott Pruitt, EPA has stonewalled the public’s right to information

The marbled murrelet is a shy, robin-sized seabird that feeds at sea but nests only in old-growth forests along the Pacific Coast.
(National Park Service Photo)
Press Release August 3, 2016

Millions of Acres of Forest Will Remain Protected for Marbled Murrelets in Washington, Oregon, California

Timber industry attempt to open lands to logging fails, but designation still neglects critical marine areas, old-growth forests on state, private lands

feature October 7, 2022

La Energía Solar En Techos y Su Almacenamiento Distribuido De Baterías Garantizará Electricidad Confiable y Asequible Para Los Puertorriqueños

Es tanta la luz solar que recibe Puerto Rico en el transcurso de un año que puede generar más energía de la suficiente para satisfacer su demanda.