Library Search More Search Options Looking for more? Visit Career Opportunities to join our team at Earthjustice Visit Action Alerts for ways to get involved and take action Visit Our Team to meet Earthjustice's senior leadership and program staff Article December 1, 2023 That Deadly Fog in ‘The Crown’ Was Real. Here’s the Rest of the Story. In Netflix’s hit show on the royals, there’s an unbelievable story about air pollution. But the Great Smog of London was all too real — and still relevant today. feature November 29, 2023 Breathing in Danger Mapping soot and smog pollution in the United States feature November 29, 2023 What’s the state of smog pollution where you live? Search by county to see the level of smog pollution in the air. Smog can trigger asthma attacks and increase the risk of heart and lung diseases. feature November 29, 2023 What’s the state of soot pollution where you live? Search by county to see the level of soot pollution in the air. Soot causes death and serious health harms. Press Release November 29, 2023 ElectrifyNY Coalition, Lawmakers, and Environmental Justice Advocates Launch Campaign in Support of the Clean Deliveries Act The pivotal bill provides advancements in public health and clean air, prevents corporations from clustering mega-warehouses in low-income communities of color, and advances New York’s climate mandates Press Release November 22, 2023 Earthjustice Statement: NY Governor Hochul Vetoes Community Gardens Protection Bill New York’s community gardens continue to lack legal protections, despite the benefits they provide to communities Press Release: Victory November 17, 2023 Landmark Decision in Case Brought by Louisville Gas & Electric and Kentucky Utilities Companies Signals Progress in Transition From Coal to Clean Energy Kentucky Public Service Commission approves major solar buildout and two of four coal plant retirements, expands customer efficiency programs and denies one of two proposed gas plants Press Release November 14, 2023 Earthjustice Intervenes in Attack on Water Heater Efficiency Standards We’ll continue to affirm DOE’s responsibility to adopt strong efficiency standards Article November 9, 2023 Carbon Capture Is Giving a Second Life to Fossil Fuels – But It Doesn’t Have To As carbon capture booms, communities in Louisiana are worried it will prolong the use of dirty fossil fuel plants. Press Release November 3, 2023 Earthjustice Statement on House Passage of Interior-Environment Appropriations Bill The bill doubles down on policies that reject science, undermine environmental protections, and prioritize the profits of polluting industries over our health Press Release November 1, 2023 EPA Provides Clarity with New Rule: States Can Cut Dirty Locomotive Pollution Environmental justice advocates win big on path for states and local governments to regulate pollution from locomotives Article November 1, 2023 How a Bay Area Community is Fighting Port Pollution The Port of Oakland wants to widen its basins, bringing more megaships — and more pollution — to an already overburdened community. Press Release October 31, 2023 Groups Urge EPA to Act on Suncor East Plant Air Permit as 90-Day Deadline Passes Colorado was provided 90 days to revise Suncor’s Title V permit after EPA’s objection Press Release October 26, 2023 Oregon Public Utility Commission Approves Settlement with Avista to Phase Out Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Restrict Political Spending Agreement prohibits the gas utility from spending ratepayer funds on efforts to undermine state climate law; expands low-income weatherization programs Document October 25, 2023 Rep. Lee: Army Corps, Letter of Concern, Port of Oakland Letter to Army Corps from Congresswoman Lee: Inquiries on Oakland Harbor Turning Basins Widening Navigation Study; Revised Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment Press Release October 25, 2023 Kansas Corporation Commission Sides with Big Utilities Commissioners issued an order approving a settlement between Evergy and most intervenors Press Release October 19, 2023 Environmental Advocates Move to Defend EPA Rule Removing Polluter Loopholes Companies use affirmative defense to avoid the consequences of releasing unlimited amounts of toxic emissions during emergencies Article October 13, 2023 For Big Oil and Gas, Greenwashing is the New Climate Denial Instead of outright climate denial, the new fossil fuel industry strategy is delaying action on climate change through confusing greenwashing tactics.