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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.

Press Release November 25, 2003

218 House Members Take Action To Oppose Efforts to Weaken the Clean Water Act

Representatives join Senators asking President Bush to maintain safeguards for streams, rivers, wetlands, and other waterways

page January 6, 2022

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Press Release July 21, 2011

White House Threatens Veto for House Spending Bill Full of Polluter Industry Giveaways

President draws the line at House’s egregious assaults on health and environment

Press Release February 17, 2009

Manufacturers Flout Law, Refuse to Disclose Toxics in Household Cleaners

Chemical disclosure could protect consumers, advocates fight for transparency

Article February 18, 2011

Letter and Op-Ed Take House to Task For Environmental Assault

This month, Earthjustice endured many attacks on clean air, including efforts to undo air protections that would slash mercury and other air pollution from cement kilns. In January Rep. John Carter (R-TX) began his protracted assault, starting with a resolution under the Congressional Review Act to kill these important safeguards. Last night as the House…

Press Release April 8, 2005

Energy Plan Should Protect Western Lands, Groups Charge

Letter seeks to bar irresponsible energy development from Rocky Mountain West

The Bridge Industrial South Tacoma Warehouse Project in Tacoma, Wash. ,would create significant truck traffic, air and climate pollution, and threatens to increase flooding and temperatures in the area and jeopardize the city’s aquifer and nearby streams. (© MapTiler  © OpenStreetMap contributors)
feature July 17, 2023

What You Should Know About the Bridge Industrial South Tacoma Warehouse Project

Where the warehouse project is located, its likely impacts, and how you can get involved

Press Release February 14, 2022

175 Environmental, Environmental Justice, Civil Rights, and Allied Organizations Send Letter to House Natural Resources Committee in Support of Environmental Justice for All Act

Groups demand action on the Environmental Justice for All Act to help impacted communities

Document January 23, 2015

Letter To EPA Supporting Strong Standards for Aircraft Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Letter supporting important rulemaking process now underway at the EPA to curb aircraft greenhouse gas emissions

Article February 18, 2011

Congress v. The Environment: The House Is On Fire

As I write this, members of the House of Representatives continue to debate and move their way through votes on hundreds of amendments to the chamber’s government spending bill. The voting and debate has been a marathon process, stretching from morning through late at night for the last three days, and looks to carry on…

Press Release July 13, 2011

House Assails Clean Water Act

Series of dirty water bills seek to disable clean water protections

Document March 22, 2017

2017 Community Letter Opposing House Attack on Ozone Standards

Over 120 health, environmental and community organizations sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives asking them to oppose the “Ozone Standards Implementation Act” (H.R. 806). If passed this legislation would systematically weaken the Clean Air Act and undermine Americans’ 46-year right to healthy air based on medical science, and delay life-saving health standards already years overdue.

Press Release November 14, 2022

Earthjustice Joins Environmental Justice Groups in Letter Opposing White House Support of Senator Manchin’s Permitting Deal

The permitting deal includes various provisions that would greenlight harmful fossil fuel projects, silence environmental justice communities, and limit judicial review.

Trucks line up outside the Amazon ONT 2 and 5 facilities in San Bernardino.
(Image Courtesy of Anthony Victoria-Midence / CCAEJ)
Press Release: Victory April 29, 2021

Southern California Mega-Warehouse Will Heavily Electrify Operations, Per Landmark Agreement Worth up to $47 Million

The settlement of the World Logistics Center lawsuit over air quality and environmental impacts in California’s Inland Empire could spark industry trend

Summer tomato harvest at Harlem Grown, an Earthjustice partner and New York City-based community organization working to increase access to and knowledge of healthful food.
(Sorangel Arlyn Liriano / Earthjustice)
feature October 28, 2022

Climate, Land, Food, Bodies

Alongside our partners, Earthjustice is working to reform the food and farming system, driving the transition from current industrial practices, which churn out unhealthy food and substantial quantities of pollution, to a new model that prioritizes the sustainable production of nutritious food.

Document November 10, 2021

Letter to House Natural Resources Committee: Puerto Rico – LUMA

Letter to House Natural Resources Committee urging continued urgent attention to the conduct of LUMA Energy in Puerto Rico.

Document June 1, 2020

Letter to House and Senate Leadership on Federal Policing Priorities

On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 220 national organizations to promote and protect civil and human rights in the United States and the 451 undersigned organizations, we urge House and Senate leadership to take swift and decisive legislative action in response to ongoing fatal police killings and other violence against Black people across our country.