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document October 16, 2023

Fact Sheet: Protect Climate-Smart Agriculture Funds in IRA

Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) funding is specifically allocated for projects that help fight climate change. The USDA’s conservation programs are in high demand because farmers know these programs will help keep their farms running long-term. Congress must preserve IRA conservation funding for programs that reduce emissions and help farmers withstand extreme weather events.

Volunteers with King's Cathedral Maui unload donations of blankets and supplies on August 10, 2023 in Kahului, Hawaiʻi. Dozens of people were killed and thousands displaced after a wind-driven wildfire devastated the town of Lahaina on Tuesday. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)
Article August 14, 2023

Ways to Support Maui After the Wildfires

Earthjustice stands with our clients, partners, friends, and family in Hawaiʻi as emergency workers continue to search for survivors and assess the damage from this disaster.

Hazy air covers an active drilling field in California. (Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
Press Release July 20, 2023

Environmental Groups React to New BLM Rules for Oil and Gas Leasing on Federal Lands

Bureau of Land Management revisits oil and gas leasing system for first time in decades

The proposed site of the Bridge Industrial mega-warehouse complex in South Tacoma, Washington. (350 Tacoma)
Update May 10, 2023

South Tacoma Residents Fight Mega-Warehouse

The plan would pave over a large undeveloped space, increase traffic, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, disturb a former Superfund site, and jeopardize the city’s aquifer.

A natural gas flare from an offshore oil drilling rig in Cook Inlet, Alaska.
(Paul Souders / Getty Images)
Press Release March 30, 2023

Republican Polluter Priorities Bill Worsens Climate Change and Environmental Injustices

Earthjustice urges House of Representatives to reject H.R. 1

Press Release July 29, 2022

Wildfire Package Passes House with Key Environmental Justice Provisions

New funds and grant programs will help frontline communities hold polluters and government agencies accountable for pollution exposure.

An adult delta smelt.
(Dale Kolke / California Department of Water Resources)
Article: Victory February 13, 2019

Trump Official Working to Steer California’s Water to a Greedy Few

The Supreme Court upheld protections for a tiny fish, preserving an important tenet of the Endangered Species Act. Now the Trump administration wants to undo that victory.

The Mojave Trails National Monument is located east of Los Angeles, California, and spans 1.6 million acres.
(Bob Wick / BLM)
Press Release November 28, 2017

Demanda desafía acueducto que secará manantiales del desierto de California

El proyecto Cádiz aprobado por la administración Trump amenaza al borrego cimarrón y otras especies

Bottled water distribution by National Guard at Fire Station 6, in downtown Flint, Michigan, on January 23, 2016.
(Linda Parton / Shutterstock)
Press Release December 5, 2016

Safe Drinking Water for Flint, Michigan Threatened by Political Backroom Deals

Earthjustice urges White House to oppose rollbacks to California water protections

Portrait of a coal miner in South Africa
(Jan Truter/Flickr)
Article September 6, 2016

Fighting South Africa’s Coal Cartel

Earthjustice attorneys Martin Wagner and Ramin Pejan recently returned from South Africa where they experienced the country’s beauty—but also the growing threat of destruction from coal mining and consumption.

Earthjustice está representando legalmente al grupo Restore the Delta, el cual se opone a un desvío masivo de agua dulce del Delta de California como lo contempla el proyecto “Túneles Gemelos” propuesto por el Gobernador Jerry Brown.
(California Department of Water Resources)
Press Release September 2, 2016

Impactos de la Propuesta para TĂşneles en el Delta

Comunidades del Delta brindan testimonio en audiencia pĂşblica ante la Junta Estatal del Agua

Earthjustice is representing Restore the Delta to oppose a massive diversion of fresh water from California’s Delta for Governor Jerry Brown's proposed “Twin Tunnels” project.
(California Department of Water Resources)
Press Release September 2, 2016

Impacts of Delta Tunnels Proposal

Delta community submits testimony to State Water Board hearing

Earthjustice is representing Restore the Delta to oppose a massive diversion of fresh water from California’s Delta for Governor Jerry Brown's proposed “Twin Tunnels” project.
(California Department of Water Resources)
Article August 22, 2016

Two Tunnels Too Many

Earthjustice is representing Restore the Delta to oppose a massive diversion of fresh water from California’s Delta for Governor Jerry Brown's proposed “Twin Tunnels” project.

Severe weather striking Southern California highlights the need to reform our energy grid.
(logoboom/Shutterstock)
Article August 15, 2016

Reforming our Energy Grid in the Face of Severe Weather

Severe weather striking the Southwest highlights the need to reform our energy grid.

The sun setting over St. Mary Lake in Glacier National Park. This park is in danger of losing its glaciers, one of the many impacts of climate change threatening national parks across the country.
(Pung/Shutterstock)
Article June 30, 2016

Climate Change Is Altering Our Most Treasured Parks

We’re already seeing the impacts climate change will have on national parks over the next century.

Climate change is making coffee farming more difficult than ever, but breakfast, lunch and dinner might also look (and taste) different in a warmer world.
(Tatyana Vyc/Shutterstock)
Article May 6, 2016

Climate Change Is Messing with Our Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner might look (and taste) different in a warmer world.

Article April 11, 2016

A Pesar de la Nieve y la SequĂ­a, la Mariposa Monarca Sigue su Vuelo

Este año la población de la monarca se recuperó milagrosamente, dejando a los científicos y los admiradores de la mariposa sorprendidos por igual y preguntándose si las monarcas están logrando adaptarse al cambiante paisaje a lo largo de su trayecto.

Monarch butterfly numbers have rebounded miraculously this year, leaving scientists and butterfly admirers alike wondering if it’s just a fluke or if the monarchs are adapting to their historic route’s changing landscape.
(Lisa Brown/CC BY-NC 2.0)
Article April 11, 2016

Come Snow and Drought, Monarch Butterflies Fly On

Monarch butterfly numbers have rebounded miraculously this year, leaving scientists and butterfly admirers alike wondering if it’s just a fluke or if the monarchs are adapting to their historic route’s changing landscape.