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A few of the action items from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's roadmap to regulate PFAS chemical pollution that are failing or have missed deadlines.
feature March 20, 2023

Inside EPA’s Roadmap on Regulating PFAS Chemicals

Toxic “forever chemicals” remain laxly regulated.

An electric hybrid heavy duty truck, used to move freight at the Port of Long Beach in California, is plugged in to charge. (Dennis Schroeder / NREL)
feature March 10, 2023

Advancing Zero-Emission Medium and Heavy-Duty Vehicles and Environmental Justice Through the Inflation Reduction Act

Grants, rebates, loans, and tax credits for businesses, communities, school districts, and local and state governments to accelerate the transition to zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

feature February 27, 2023

From the Ground Up: A Petition to Protect New York City’s Community Gardens

By protecting community gardens through CEA designation, New York City can help to ensure that the gardens continue to strengthen and transform neighborhoods for decades to come.

Sockeye salmon race through the Alagnak River in Alaska's Bristol Bay watershed.
(Photo courtesy of Fish Eye Guy Photography)
feature January 31, 2023

Alaska’s Bristol Bay & The Pebble Mine

An open-pit mine threatened one of the last places on Earth where wild salmon still thrive. We will protect Bristol Bay, one of our world's surviving great ecosystems.

feature January 25, 2023

This Dreamy Alaskan Rainforest is a Buffer Against Climate Change

Thanks to collective advocacy, 9 million acres of Tongass National Forest are no longer threatened by new clear-cut logging.

Navajo community leader Daniel Tso speaks out against fracking at a meeting that was required under the National Environmental Policy Act. The law gives communities a chance to speak out against projects that will impact them.
(Steven St. John for Earthjustice)
feature January 9, 2023

The People’s Environmental Law: National Environmental Policy Act

The National Environmental Policy Act helps communities protect themselves from dangerous, rushed or poorly planned federal projects. Join us in advocating for it.

Lower Granite Dam, one of the four massive dams on the Lower Snake River, that is driving wild salmon to extinction. The other three are Ice Harbor, Little Goose, and Lower Monumental.
(Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
feature January 8, 2023

Why Restoration of the Lower Snake River is Necessary to Save Wild Salmon

It’s time for the four dams on the Lower Snake River to go and for our salmon to come home — to a free-flowing and healthy Snake River.

Charging an electric car at home before a family trip in Washington state.
(Thomas Barwick / Getty Images)
feature December 30, 2022

Electric vehicles are not just the wave of the future, they are saving lives today.

Ten things to know about electric vehicles, and how you can help make the future electric (even if you’re car-free).

feature December 22, 2022

What You Should Know About Earthjustice

A short guide to who we are and what we do

Demonstrators protest for climate justice, human rights, and the end of fossil fuels during the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
(Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
feature November 18, 2022

COP27: At the Climate Justice Pavilion, Finally a Home

First-ever environmental justice presence in the UN climate conference’s official “Blue Zone”

Kendall Edmo, with her two year old daughter, in the Badger-Two Medicine.
(Rebecca Drobis for Earthjustice)
feature November 15, 2022

Too Sacred To Drill

As Earthjustice built its legal case to protect the Badger-Two Medicine area, the Blackfeet Nation built a movement, drawn together by collective outrage over the oil industry’s demands to drill a treasured landscape.

Navajo Community leader Daniel Tso has watched as oil and gas operations have encroached more and more on his community’s tribal lands. “The leases have been signed, the approval has been given, but the one thing — how do we mitigate the adverse impacts, the health and safety of the people?” asks Tso.
(Steven St. John for Earthjustice)
feature November 11, 2022

Methane: A Dangerous Problem, An Easy Solution

Proven, low-cost solutions exist to cut dangerous and wasteful methane pollution.

feature November 3, 2022

Mapping the Coal Ash Contamination

746 coal ash units in 43 states and Puerto Rico have reported information in compliance with federal coal ash safeguards since 2015. Here’s what the data said.

Bay Mills Community
(Photo courtesy of Whitney Gravelle)
feature November 3, 2022

One Tribe’s Fight to Protect the Great Lakes

The Anishinaabe people are fighting efforts to extend the life of a dangerous oil pipeline that runs through its tribal territory and one of the world’s most sensitive ecosystems.

Summer tomato harvest at Harlem Grown, an Earthjustice partner and New York City-based community organization working to increase access to and knowledge of healthful food.
(Sorangel Arlyn Liriano / Earthjustice)
feature October 28, 2022

Climate, Land, Food, Bodies

Alongside our partners, Earthjustice is working to reform the food and farming system, driving the transition from current industrial practices, which churn out unhealthy food and substantial quantities of pollution, to a new model that prioritizes the sustainable production of nutritious food.

feature October 12, 2022

Critical Reforms to California’s Petroleum Refinery Emissions Monitoring Law

Petroleum refineries are inherently dangerous operations and significant sources of pollution that put nearby community members at risk.

feature October 12, 2022

Reformas Críticas a la Ley de California de Monitoreo de Emisiones de Refinerías de Petróleo

Las operaciones de refinerías de petróleo son inherentemente peligrosas y fuentes de contaminación significativas que ponen en riesgo a miembros de la comunidad.

Volunteers 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)
feature October 7, 2022

Distributed rooftop solar and battery storage will ensure reliable and affordable electricity for all Puerto Ricans

Puerto Rico receives an abundance of sunlight year-round that can generate more than enough energy to meet demand.