Library Search

Press Release January 10, 2012

NY Water Rangers Deliver 12,000+ Comments & Letters Detailing Fracking Concerns to Gov Cuomo & DEC

Near close of comment period on State’s fracking proposals, Water Rangers call on DEC, Gov. Cuomo to fix flaws

feature February 25, 2016

Powering The Future

In a conversation, Vice President of Litigation for Climate & Energy Abigail Dillen discusses important recent victories and Earthjustice’s plans to go all-in on clean energy.

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 August 17, 2011

Study Finds State Protections for Coal Ash Grossly Inadequate

States lack important safeguards for public health, operating old, dangerous coal ash dumps

feature August 4, 2021

Maps: Organophosphate Pesticides in the U.S.

Visualizing the widespread extent of agricultural pesticide usage for 14 of the most harmful organophosphate pesticides.

A conversation about cleaning up coal ash contaminating groundwater across America.
feature June 6, 2019

Insider Briefing: Coal’s Poisonous Legacy

Earthjustice attorneys and our client and partner in litigation, Prairie River Network discuss cleaning up coal ash contaminating groundwater in Illinois and across America.

Press Release September 1, 2009

State Attorneys General Urge Senators to Close Loopholes in Climate Bill

Letter: House bill would allow old, dirty coal plants to keep polluting

From the Experts February 27, 2019

These Are States That Want to Make America’s Waters Burn Again

Attorney Janette Brimmer explains how polluter-friendly states are helping Trump attack the Clean Water Rule.

Barbara Deardorff draws water from her tap in Wheatfield, Indiana, where toxic chemicals from a local coal ash pond have leached into her community's water supply. The state recently repealed its water protections in favor of the Trump administration's "Dirty Water Rule," leaving residents more vulnerable to chemical poisoning.
(Alex Garcia for Earthjustice)
From the Experts February 17, 2021

In the Race for Dirtiest Water, Indiana Pulls Ahead with Repeal of Wetlands Protections

The state just doubled down on its dirty water status by embracing the Trump administration’s weak regulation instead of strengthening its own.

Press Release May 5, 2023

NY State Legislators and Climate Advocates Celebrate Passage of First-in-the-Nation State Law Ending Fossil Fuel Use in New Buildings

The people-powered climate movement prevails against the fossil fuel industry with New York becoming the first state to end fossil fuels in new construction by law

Gov. Jay Inslee signs a bill that establishes a 100% clean energy target for Washington state.
(Image Courtesy of the Office of the Governor)
Article June 27, 2019

State by State, Clean Energy Is Sweeping the Nation

Maine is the seventh state to pass a 100% clean energy target, defying the Trump administration’s attempts to prop up fossil fuels.

Earthjustice released an interactive map displaying where states currently stand on renewable energy in light of the Obama Administration's proposed Clean Power Plan.
(Background Photo: Matt Mallams for Earthjustice)
Press Release November 13, 2014

Map: Many States on Track to Meet or Exceed Clean Power Plan Renewable Energy Aims

Interactive map shows need to strengthen Plan’s state-specific clean energy targets

feature October 2, 2015

The Endangered Species Act Under Fire

The success and significance of the Endangered Species Act, and Earthjustice’s efforts to safeguard the visionary law from impending threats in Congress, in a discussion with Legislative Counsel Marjorie Mulhall and Managing Attorney Tim Preso.

Press Release November 11, 2009

Washington State Approves Coal Plant Pollution

Conservation groups work to get stronger pollution controls

Press Release July 25, 2011

Coalition of Health and Environmental Groups Challenges State’s Pesticide Plan

Groups point out health and safety threats from pesticide use, need for public involvement

Article June 22, 2011

Congress v Environment: House Committee OKs Dirty Water Bill

It was a dark day in the House of Representatives, today, as the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure passed a bill that would flush away decades of water safeguards and protections, along with our powerful federal system for ensuring that any waters in this country are safe to drink, fish, and swim in. The…

A crop duster sprays pesticides over a farmfield.
(Denton Rumsey / Shutterstock)
Press Release November 6, 2014

Health and Environmental Groups Denounce California Plan for Unlimited Statewide Spraying

Over two dozen groups propose ecologically sustainable alternative to state’s chemical approach

Janet, a fifth grader from Oakland, California, wears a symbolic mask, as she attends a public hearing held by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on strengthening the ozone pollution standard, February 2, 2015.
(Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
Press Release December 5, 2018

EPA Finalizes “Bad Neighbor Rule” Exposing Hundreds of Communities in Eastern States and Texas to Cross-State Air Pollution

Over 36 million people will continue to deal with dangerous ozone levels emanating from upwind states