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A farmworker harvests strawberries in Salinas, California. (Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
Press Release June 11, 2024

Earthjustice Blasts Senate Republican’s Partisan Farm Bill Proposal, Urges Cooperation with Senator Stabenow

Senator Boozman’s proposal fails to address the realities farmers across the country face amid a changing climate

In the News: Grist June 7, 2024

Illinois Legislature puts the brakes on a carbon capture boom

Jenny Cassel, Attorney, Clean Energy Program: “We should not be creating more of a problem than we’re addressing with this. And that’s what this mandate will require.”

The U.S. Capitol building. (Architect of the Capitol)
Press Release May 20, 2024

Earthjustice Opposes Proposed Farm Bill Climate and Nutrition Funding Cuts and Inserts of Pro-logging Provisions

Opposition grows as poison pills appear in previews of the Farm Bill text by Republican House Ag Committee Chair Glenn Thompson which include reductions in key climate and nutrition programs and undercuts to bedrock environmental law and Endangered Species Act

document May 17, 2024

Farm Bill Opposition Letter

Earthjustice writes in strong opposition to the proposed Farm Bill. This partisan bill undermines the Inflation Reduction Act’s (IRA) essential investments in climate-smart agriculture programs, removing a critical tool for farmers to address climate change, improve profitability, and advance their resilience in the face of increasingly frequent extreme weather events.

Storm clouds pass over the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. (Architect of the Capitol)
From the Experts April 30, 2024

Congress’ ‘Energy Week 2.0’ is the Anti-Earth Week Nobody Asked For

We don’t have time for reckless bills that continue to give handouts to polluting industries at the expense of people, our environment, and our planet.

Volunteers with the group Comunidad Guayamesa Unidos por tu Salud install a solar power system in the home of community member in the Puente de Jobos neighborhood of Guayama, P.R., on Mar. 20, 2021. (Erika P. Rodríguez for Earthjustice)
Press Release April 22, 2024

Earthjustice Applauds EPA’s Solar for All Investments

Solar for All grants will unlock access to rooftop and community solar for low-income families

Vast acreages of public lands used for drilling in Vernal, Utah. (WildEarth Guardians / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Press Release April 12, 2024

Earthjustice Applauds Overdue Reforms to Federal Oil and Gas Leasing Program

Biden administration announces long awaited reforms that will hold oil industry accountable

Solar panels at the Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, Nevada. (Black Rock Solar / CC BY 2.0)
Press Release April 4, 2024

Earthjustice Praises Announcement of New Climate Funds Awardees to Turbocharge Climate and Environmental Justice Investments in Disadvantaged Communities

$20 billion from the Inflation Reduction Act marks an unprecedented investment in local projects that reduce emissions, advance environmental justice, and lower energy costs

A group of children board a school bus. (SDI Productions / Getty Images)
From the Experts March 29, 2024

More Washington Students Will Soon Get Clean Rides to School

A new policy combined with state funding will speed up Washington’s transition to all-electric, zero-emission school buses.

Trucks line up outside the Amazon ONT 2 and 5 facilities in San Bernardino.
(Image Courtesy of Anthony Victoria-Midence / CCAEJ)
Press Release March 29, 2024

EPA’s New Truck Standards Fail to Meet the Moment

To meet health and climate imperatives, we need to drive our freight system more aggressively toward zero emissions

From the Experts March 20, 2024

House Republicans’ ‘Polluter Profits’ Week Continues Putting Corporate Profits Over People

We can’t afford to waste time doubling down on a failed status quo.

The Biden administration has taken historic steps to address climate change and environmental injustice. (Adam Schultz / White House)
Press Release March 7, 2024

Earthjustice Statement on State of the Union

“This administration’s policies are already transforming communities across the country and helping us meet our climate goals while advancing environmental justice.”

The Biden administration has taken historic steps to address climate change and environmental injustice. (Adam Schultz / White House)
From the Experts March 7, 2024

Celebrating Climate Action and Environmental Justice at the State of the Union while Charting a Better Pathway Forward

While the Biden administration has made incredible progress on addressing both climate change and environmental justices, these crises require us to do more to live up to our obligations.

Pelicans flying home to roost over salt marsh at Hunting Island State Park in South Carolina near Beaufort. (Teresa Kopec / Getty Images)
Press Release March 6, 2024

Earthjustice Blasts Attacks on Endangered Species Act in ‘America’s Wildlife Habitat Conservation Act’

New legislation would weaken the ESA while gutting species conservation programs

document March 6, 2024

NOAA Funding Letter for AWHCA Legislative Hearing

60+ groups oppose cuts to the Inflation Reduction Act’s coastal resilience funding

Container ships are seen docked at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, California. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)
Press Release February 28, 2024

Earthjustice Praises New EPA Clean Ports Program

The new program will help deploy zero-emissions technologies in ports while remedying decades of pollution and environmental injustices for communities.

document January 22, 2024

Law360 Opinion: Farm Bill Gives Congress 2024’s Biggest Enviro Opportunity

The Farm Bill is the most important environmental bill Congress will address this year. Usually largely ignored by all but large-scale farmers and ranchers, agrochemical companies and food manufacturers — and their lawyers — it actually profoundly affects us all.

A public electric charging station. (Chuyin / Getty Images)
Press Release January 19, 2024

Earthjustice Praises New Electric Vehicle Affordability Actions

New Investments and Tax Guidance from the Biden administration will expand EV options and charging infrastructure to high-need areas