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document October 21, 2021

Complaint for Declaratory Relief: Montana DEQ NorthWestern Energy Methane Gas Plant

Montana Environmental Information Center and Sierra Club challenged the Montana Department of Environmental Quality’s approval of NorthWestern Energy’s proposed 175-megawatt methane gas plant in Laurel, Montana, on the banks of the Yellowstone River.

document October 21, 2021

Order for Remand Without Vacatur

Plaintiff states, tribes, and non-profit conservation groups have challenged EPA’s Clean Water Act certification rule, and now EPA moves to remand the proceedings without vacatur. For the reasons stated, the rule is remanded to the agency with vacatur.

document October 21, 2021

Term Sheet: Snake River: Conservation & Fishing Groups Agree to Pause Litigation, Discuss Long-Term, Comprehensive Solution to Aid Struggling Salmon

Federal agencies agree to stop-gap measures for dam operations in 2022

document October 19, 2021

Homestead detention center FOIA lawsuit

Earthjustice, on behalf of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), sued in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to compel several federal agencies to respond to unanswered Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests regarding the Florida Homestead migrant detention center for unaccompanied children.

document October 19, 2021

The Toxic Truth: Organizing Against Migrant Child Detention, Militarism, and Environmental Racism in Homestead, Florida

A report by American Friends Service Committee and Earthjustice

document October 14, 2021

OPINION: Court Rules Federal Officials Must Address Poaching of Mexican Wolves in New Recovery Plan

Decision forces U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to fix flawed Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Plan.

document October 13, 2021

Joint Letter: NY Gov. Hochul Deny Cryptocurrency Mining

Representatives from environmental, community, labor, and business groups and elected officials joined together in Albany to release a letter signed by over 600 organizations and businesses urging Governor Hochul and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to issue a statewide moratorium on Cryptocurrency mining.

document October 12, 2021

Joint EPA Letter: Leaded Aviation Gasoline

57 organizations and 146 medical professionals, professors, advocates, and other individuals submit letter in support of the October 12, 2021 updated petition, originally submitted on August 24, 2021, of Alaska Community Action on Toxics, Center for Environmental Health, Friends of the Earth, Montgomery-Gibbs Environmental Coalition, and Oregon Aviation Watch, and by the County of Santa Clara, California and the Town of Middleton, Wisconsin, petitioning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to make an endangerment finding under section 231 of the Clean Air Act that leaded aviation gasoline contributes to air pollution that harms public health and welfare.

document October 12, 2021

Petition: EPA Regulate Leaded Aviation Gasoline

The undersigned organizations hereby submit this updated petition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to make an endangerment finding under section 231 of the Clean Air Act that leaded aviation gasoline contributes to air pollution that harms public health and welfare.

document October 8, 2021

Petitioner's Supplemental Brief Formosa Air Permits

Petitioner’s supplemental brief in support of their petition for judicial review. Addresses LDEQ Supplement to its Basis for Decision, approving air permits allowing Formosa Plastics to build a 14-plant, petrochemical complex near the community of Welcome, Louisiana.

document October 8, 2021

Transmission Planning for the 21st Century Report

Transmission Planning for the 21st Century: Proven Practices that Increase Value and Reduce Costs

document October 6, 2021

Apalachicola Notice of Appeal

Apalachicola Notice of Appeal

document October 1, 2021

WI Wolves – Motion for Preliminary Injunction

Six Ojibwe tribes file motion for preliminary injunction to stop Wisconsin from holding a wolf hunt in November 2021.

document September 30, 2021

WI Wolves – Declaration of Brian Bisonette

Declaration of Brian Bisonette in support of motion for preliminary injunction to stop Wisconsin from holding a wolf hunt in November 2021.

document September 30, 2021

WI Wolves – Declaration of Michael Wiggins, Jr.

Declaration of Michael Wiggins, Jr. in support of motion for preliminary injunction to stop Wisconsin from holding a wolf hunt in November 2021.

document September 30, 2021

WI Wolves – Declaration of Marvin DeFoe

Declaration of Marvin DeFoe in support of motion for preliminary injunction to stop Wisconsin from holding a wolf hunt in November 2021.

document September 30, 2021

WI Wolves – Declaration of Robert VanZile

Declaration of Robert VanZile in support of motion for preliminary injunction to stop Wisconsin from holding a wolf hunt in November 2021.