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 Update May 25, 2023 Supreme Court Catastrophically Undermines Clean Water Protections Sackett v. EPA threatens more than half of the 118 million acres of wetlands in the United States. Here’s what we can do now to fight for clean water. Update May 17, 2023 EPA Closes Toxic Coal Ash Loophole – But Not Entirely Public comment can push the agency to make sure no community remains unprotected from this toxic waste menace. Update May 15, 2023 Wisconsin Tribe Seeks Emergency Shutdown of Imperiled Line 5 Pipeline The pipeline is a few yards from exposure to the Bad River, risking a leak that could spread oil into the Great Lakes. Update May 11, 2023 Why Carbon Pollution Standards for Power Plants Matter The EPA has announced new carbon pollution standards for power plants. Here’s what’s at stake. 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. Update May 5, 2023 These Four States Just Got a Lot Closer to a Zero-Emissions Future We’re celebrating big clean energy victories in California, Maryland, Colorado, and New York. Update April 21, 2023 Now is the Time to Speak Up for Climate Forests The U.S. Forest Service announced a pathway for preserving mature and old-growth forests, which have been under threat from logging and climate change. Update April 18, 2023 New Ruling Weakens Protections for Waterways in Nearly Half of Nation’s States A North Dakota judge blocked the Biden administration’s “Waters of the United States” rule in 24 states, putting our nation’s clean wetlands, rivers, streams, and drinking water jeopardy. Update April 12, 2023 The Biden Administration Just Proposed the Strongest Car Pollution Standards Ever Here’s what they’ll do for health and climate. Update April 6, 2023 Ohio’s Bizarre New Law Will Require the Leasing of State Parks for Fracking The bill will also redefine methane gas as “green energy,” and prevent local control of pesticides. We’re suing to stop this oil and gas feeding frenzy. Update April 6, 2023 Government Moves to Limit Deadly Emissions from Chemical Plants Responding to pressure from community groups, the EPA is updating its rules on cancer-causing emissions, including chloroprene and ethylene oxide. Update April 6, 2023 Southwest Alaska Tribes Fight the World’s Largest Pure Gold Mine The Donlin Gold Mine could soon be built along the Kuskokwim River in Southwest Alaska, threatening a vital ecosystem and Native ways of life. Update March 29, 2023 We’re Fighting a Massive Offshore Drilling Project in the Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 259 is one of the largest lease sales in history. As promised, we’re using our legal tools to fight it. Update March 20, 2023 We’re in Court Defending Priceless National Monuments Utah has filed a lawsuit that aims to shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante and undermine the Antiquities Act – but we’re stepping in. Update March 13, 2023 Biden Administration Says Yes to the Willow Project. We’ll See Them in Court. The administration has approved the massive Willow Arctic oil drilling project, which would threaten the climate and the Western Arctic. Update February 22, 2023 Oil Companies are Blasting Seismic Air Guns in an Endangered Whale’s Habitat With only about 50 Gulf of Mexico whales remaining, they are at critical risk if oil companies ramp up seismic oil exploration. Update February 15, 2023 How a Train Derailment Led to a Major Chemical Disaster in Ohio Here’s what we know now and what officials should do to help the people affected by this catastrophe. Update: Victory January 31, 2023 A Huge Win for Alaska’s Salmon: EPA Says No to Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay The decision is an important step in preserving Bristol Bay and its residents’ way of life.