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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.

A few of the action items from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's roadmap to regulate PFAS chemical pollution that are failing or have missed deadlines.
feature April 13, 2023

Inside EPA’s Roadmap on Regulating PFAS Chemicals

Toxic “forever chemicals” remain laxly regulated.

Press Release July 21, 2011

EPA Issues Final Guidance on Mountaintop Removal Mining To Reaffirm the Clean Water Act and New Science

Guidance focuses on ensuring compliance with longstanding requirements where stronger oversight is essential to protect water quality and Appalachian communities

Press Release June 4, 2012

Groups Ask FDA for Final Response to Petition Seeking Full Review of "Frankenfish" Environmental Risks

Public remains in the dark another year as the federal government considers approving genetically engineered salmon

Press Release July 31, 2012

Two Major Decisions on Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

Appalachian communities win challenge to state permit, but still seeking federal protection from devastating mines and pollution

Press Release July 25, 2002

National Academy of Sciences Confirms Need For Independent Review of Corps of Engineers' Projects

Congress must pass legislation to reform the Corps, Earthjustice says

Warning for dangerous liquids.
Article: Victory January 22, 2015

Shaken, Not Stirred: Chemical Cocktail Finally Under EPA Review

The EPA will finally review the chemical cocktail used in oil dispersants.

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: Victory August 18, 2021

EPA to Ban Chlorpyrifos, Finally

Children and farmworkers secure long-awaited protections

Document June 17, 2009

Marbled Murrelet – Final 5-Year Review

2009 USFWS report which finds for the continued protection of marbled murrelets in Washington, Oregon, and California, in contrats to the 2004 review.

Press Release December 11, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Declines Review of DTE Energy Air Pollution Case

Pruitt EPA adopts DTE’s rejected arguments anyway

Document October 12, 2022

Request to Review Restricted Materials Permits Monterey County and for Stay Pending Review

To Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner: request to review restricted materials permits within one mile of Ohlone Elementary, Pajaro Middle, and Hall District Elementary, and for stay pending review.

The Port of Vancouver in Washington State. Tesoro-Savage has proposed to build and operate the largest oil terminal on the West Coast.
(ODOT via Washington State Dept. of Transportation)
Press Release November 22, 2017

Environmental Review Released On Largest Oil Train Terminal Proposal In Nation

Washington’s Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council expected to make a recommendation to Governor Inslee in near future

Document January 19, 2017

Final Comments on EPA Review of Florida Proposed Amendments

Final comments on EPA review of Florida proposed amendments to human health based surface water quality criteria, rules 62-302.400 and 62-302.530, F.A.C.

page May 1, 2019

The Hiring Process

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

Document September 21, 2018

Petition for Review: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants From the Portland Cement Manufacturing Industry Residual Risk and Technology Review

Pursuant to Clean Air Act § 307(b)(1), 42 U.S.C. § 7607(b)(1), Rule 15 of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, and D.C. Circuit Rule 15, Downwinders at Risk and Sierra Club hereby petition this Court for review of the final action of Respondents U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, announced in a Federal Register notice published at 83 Fed. Reg. 35,122 (July 25, 2018) and titled “National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants From the Portland Cement Manufacturing Industry Residual Risk and Technology Review.”

Press Release September 11, 2009

EPA Plans Scientific Scrutiny of New Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Permits

Agency announces further environmental review of dozens of permits, citing harmful impacts to waterways, legal concerns

Opponents of the Dominion Resources project rally in Baltimore, MD.
(Emma Hohenstein / Chesapeake Climate Action Network)
Press Release May 15, 2014

Groups Slam Federal Regulators over Flawed Environmental Review of Cove Point LNG Export Facility

Controversial project would hike energy costs, threaten public safety, speed fracking and climate change, harm Chesapeake Bay