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Document June 5, 2023

Earthjustice SOPRA Opposition Letter

Opposition to H.R. 288, the so-called “Separation of Powers Restoration Act of 2023”

Document June 5, 2023

REINS Act Opposition Letter

The Coalition for Sensible Safeguards (CSS), an alliance of over 150 labor, scientific, research, good government, faith, community, health, environmental, and public interest groups, and allied organizations strongly oppose the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2023 (REINS Act), H.R. 277.

From the Experts May 31, 2023

Lo Que Usted Necesita Saber Sobre El Techo De La Deuda Y Sus Impactos En La Economía Y El Medio Ambiente

Los republicanos de la cámara baja negociaron un acuerdo peligroso para desmantelar las leyes ambientales y silenciar a las comunidades.

Storm clouds pass over the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. (Architect of the Capitol)
From the Experts May 31, 2023

What You Need to Know About the Debt Ceiling and Its Impacts on the Economy and the Environment

House Republicans brokered a dangerous deal to gut environmental laws and silence communities.

(Architect of the Capitol)
Press Release May 29, 2023

Debt Ceiling Deal a Slap in the Face to Environmental Justice Communities

Earthjustice slams Republican leaders for holding country’s economy hostage

Press Release May 23, 2023

Earthjustice Slams Republican Negotiations on the Debt Limit

“Discussions on the debt limit should be only about the debt limit.”

In a migration that takes at least four generations to complete, monarch butterflies make their way 2,500 miles across North America from Mexico to Canada. (Lisa Brown / CC BY-NC 2.0)
Press Release May 22, 2023

Half-Earth Resolution Reintroduced to Safeguard Biodiversity

Congressman Beyer’s resolution highlights the need to increase species and habitat protections

Press Release May 19, 2023

Earthjustice Praises Reintroduction of Mining Reform Legislation, Hails It as Necessary Step for Securing Sustainable Clean Energy Supply Chains

“Transition minerals will help power our shift to clean energy, but current mining laws and regulations fail to protect the communities, sacred sites, and water resources most impacted by mining practices.”

Press Release May 18, 2023

Following Release of Interior Department Mining Guidance, Earthjustice Continues Sounding the Alarm on Dangerous Congressional Mining Legislation

“We don’t have to make the false choice between mineral mining and protecting communities, the environment, and sacred sites. We can do both.”

Document May 3, 2023

New Polling on Clean Energy and Permitting Reform

Climate Power, Earthjustice, and Data for Progress conducted a national survey from April 1-2, 2023, of 1,243 likely voters to assess their preferences surrounding permitting reform.

Document May 3, 2023

April 2023 Final Transmission Explainer

Transmission principles that will get us to the clean energy future we deserve.

Press Release May 2, 2023

Earthjustice Statement on the Reintroduction of Senator Manchin’s Permitting Bill

The bill is identical to the permitting provisions he attempted to add to multiple pieces of must-pass legislation last year.

Press Release April 28, 2023

Earthjustice Opposes Save Our Sequoias Act

The bill would weaken existing environmental laws and could potentially expedite harmful logging operations in sequoia groves.

Press Release April 26, 2023

Earthjustice Condena ‘Ley de Incumplimiento de EE.UU.’, Exhorta Al Senado Y Casa Blanca A Rechazarla

El presidente de la cámara, Kevin McCarthy, cede ante las voces más extremistas de su partido para promover una agenda anti-energía limpia y pro-contaminación

Storm clouds pass over the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. (Architect of the Capitol)
Press Release April 26, 2023

Earthjustice Condemns the “Default on America Act,” Urges Senate and White House to Reject It

“It’s not a serious proposal, but instead a litany of damaging policies aimed at sacrificing the health and safety of our communities and catering to polluting industries.”

Press Release April 26, 2023

Earthjustice Urges U.S. Senate to Quickly Confirm Joe Goffman and David Uhlmann to Key EPA Posts

“It’s time to stop playing politics with people’s health and well-being and quickly confirm Goffman and Uhlmann to their positions”

Press Release April 20, 2023

Earthjustice Blasts McCarthy Debt Limit Deal

“Speaker McCarthy and his posse of extremist Republicans are showing their complete inability to tackle the most pressing problems facing our country.”

A turtle swims offshore of Kahekili Beach Park, Maui, Hawaiʻi. (Courtesy of Don McLeish)
Press Release April 18, 2023

Attacks on the Endangered Species Act Continue With House Consideration of Wildlife Bills

Proposals seek to weaken species protections on behalf of special interests