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A Louisiana Bucket Brigade bicycle tour in Norco, Louisiana, on Mar. 16, 2022. Leading the tour was Sheila Tahir, with the Louisiana Bucket Brigade, and Pastor Harry Joseph, a resident of St. James Parish and the pastor of Mt. Triumph Baptist Church. (Brad Zweerink / Earthjustice)
Press Release March 22, 2023

Earthjustice Applauds Reintroduction of the Environmental Justice for All Act

As Congress addresses the climate crisis and looks to rapidly build out the clean energy infrastructure of the future, this bill provides a blueprint for a better way forward that includes communities in the decision-making process from the beginning.

Document March 22, 2023

McEachin Environmental Justice for All Act Letter of Support

120 organizations call on Congress to pass Environmental Justice For All Act

Press Release February 28, 2023

Earthjustice Statement on House Energy Legislation

“In the face of devastating hurricanes, wildfires, and floods that have cost us billions of dollars and real human lives, they are continuing to do the bidding of the fossil fuel and mining industries and doubling down on an energy policy that is destroying our future.”

A north Atlantic right whale swims with dolphins.
 (Allison Henry / NOAA)
Press Release February 27, 2023

Earthjustice Statement on RESCUE Whales Act of 2023

“Science-based decision making is the core of the Endangered Species Act and has been essential to bringing numerous species back from the brink of extinction.”

Charging an electric car at home before a family trip in Washington state. (Thomas Barwick / Getty Images)
Press Release February 15, 2023

Biden Administration is Paving the Way for an Electric Future with Made-in-America EV Charging Network

Announcement today aligns billions in climate legislation funding to charge the nation’s electric vehicles, putting us on course for an electric future

Document February 8, 2023

NGO Letter for HNRC Committee Hearing Unleashing American Energy

Fifty environmental, Indigenous, and justice organizations sent a letter to House Natural Resources Committee Chair Bruce Westerman, Ranking Member Raúl Grijalva, and the members of the committee urging for strong mining reforms to protect people and special places from the environmental and health impacts of poorly regulated mining.

Press Release February 8, 2023

House Republicans Offer Free-For-All Energy Destruction on Public Lands, Groups Urge Responsible Mining Reforms

Ahead of House Natural Resources hearing, environmental organizations urge Congress to put people over polluters and protect communities and special places

Document February 6, 2023

Testimony of Raul Garcia: Energy and Commerce Hearing

Testimony of Raul Garcia, Legislative Director for Healthy Communities, Earthjustice, before the United States House of Representatives Joint Energy, Climate, and Grid Security Subcommittee and Environment, Manufacturing, and Critical Materials Subcommittee Legislative Hearing: “Unleashing American Energy, Lowering Energy Costs, and Strengthening Supply Chains.”

Document January 27, 2023

Letter on Strategic Production Response Act

Earthjustice joined 35 other environmental and good governance organizations in sending a letter to members of Congress urging them to reject the Strategic Production Response Act.

Press Release January 27, 2023

House Republican Bill Sacrifices Public Lands for Fossil Fuel Profits

Earthjustice blasts House passage of Strategic Production Response Act

Press Release December 23, 2022

Declaración De Earthjustice Sobre El Paquete De Gastos Ómnibus

Hay disposiciones de este proyecto de ley que podemos celebrar genuinamente y otras que son dolorosas de asimilar

Press Release December 23, 2022

Earthjustice Statement on Omnibus Spending Package

We commend the House and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairs and Leadership for keeping federal agencies funded.

From the Experts December 22, 2022

A Roadmap for the Clean Energy Future We Need

We must reject the false choice between quickly ramping up transmission and protecting communities from harmful permitting decisions.

Press Release December 19, 2022

NDAA Legislation Includes Important Environmental Investments

This year’s NDAA contains important investments in clean water access, reducing PFAS contamination, and critical protections for ocean species.

Press Release December 15, 2022

Dirty Permitting Bill Fails Once Again

Earthjustice praises Senators who stood with environmental justice communities and calls for end to the dirty deal.

Press Release December 14, 2022

Earthjustice Commends Work of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

This latest report demonstrates that while we have made real progress toward achieving our climate goals, there is still much to be done.

Press Release December 7, 2022

Uranium Mine Gears Up Near Grand Canyon National Park

Senate must pass permanent Grand Canyon mining ban before 117th Congress ends

Press Release December 7, 2022

Earthjustice Reiterates Opposition to Manchin Permitting Bill Following Release of New Text

Deeply unpopular dirty permitting reform does not deserve a vote.