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From the Experts November 29, 2023

Feds Can Fight Climate Change by Buying the Right Food

President Biden’s new directive is an exciting opportunity to leverage the federal government’s tremendous purchasing power to help curb dangerous climate change. It is imperative that food procurement be included.

A New York City MTA electric bus at a charging station on the West Side Highway at 42 Street. (Marc A. Hermann / MTA)
From the Experts November 14, 2023

How the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law is Helping Us Achieve a Zero-Emissions Future

At its two-year anniversary, Earthjustice highlights the benefits—and opportunities—for the BIL to help us meet our climate goals and advance environmental justice.

People enjoy a sunny afternoon in a Los Angeles park with a view of the downtown skyline. (Chris DELMAS / AFP via Getty Images)
From the Experts October 10, 2023

Putting Industry Claims to Rest: Data Reveals Economic Success Amidst Clean Air Rules

Major cities saw simultaneous economic growth and cleaner air over the last decade.

From the Experts October 10, 2023

Grid operator MISO’s outdated ban on renewables providing essential services threatens future reliability of the grid

FERC did not strike down the MISO prohibition on renewables providing ancillary services, but warned MISO to prepare for a future with more clean energy generation

Lead-based paint disintegrates over time and contaminates dust throughout homes or schools; lead in soil around these buildings also leads to children’s exposure. (M.R. / CC BY-ND 2.0)
From the Experts October 10, 2023

Prevención del Envenenamiento Por Plomo: ¿Estamos en el Camino Correcto?

Se han alcanzado avances prometedores a pesar de algunos obstáculos.

Lead-based paint disintegrates over time and contaminates dust throughout homes or schools; lead in soil around these buildings also leads to children’s exposure. (M.R. / CC BY-ND 2.0)
From the Experts October 10, 2023

Lead poisoning prevention: Are we on the right track?

As we approach lead poisoning prevention week Oct. 22-28, developments are promising despite some stumbling blocks.

Pasture with clover and other native prairie grasses which provide a more robust environment. (Brad Zweerink / Earthjustice)
From the Experts September 28, 2023

Debunking Myths: The Real Impact of the Inflation Reduction Act on Farmers

Senator Stabenow isn’t budging on protecting IRA funding for climate & agriculture programs; and neither are we.

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks during a briefing in New York City. (John Lamparski / Getty Images)
From the Experts September 28, 2023

Tens of thousands demanded climate action in NYC during Climate Week. Here’s how Governor Kathy Hochul can lead.

The governor should deliver on three key actions to transition New York State off of fossil fuels

United States Supreme Court (front row L-R) Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts, Associate Justice Samuel Alito, and Associate Justice Elena Kagan, (back row L-R) Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett, Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson pose for their official portrait at the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court building on October 7, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong / Getty Images)
From the Experts September 26, 2023

Here’s What to Expect From the Supreme Court This Term

Recent environmental rulings from the Supreme Court’s conservative supermajority have revealed a dangerous agenda, but we still have strong legal tools to protect people and the planet.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to the media after he toured the North Complex Fire zone in Butte County on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, outside of Oroville, Calif. (Paul Kitagaki Jr. / The Sacramento Bee via AP)
From the Experts September 6, 2023

When Will Governor Newsom Fix Schwarzenegger’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard?

California is sinking the vast majority of its $4 billion clean transportation program into combustion fuels every year. Make it make sense.

A container ship docked at the Port of Oakland in California. (Cavan Images / Getty Images)
From the Experts August 29, 2023

EPA Can Grant Relief to Californians Living in the Shadow of Massive Ports. What’s the Hold Up?

With one decision, EPA Administrator Regan can unravel a backdoor deal that leaves millions of Californians choking on air pollution

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From the Experts August 28, 2023

FERC’s New Interconnection Rule Modernizes the Process to Bring Clean Energy Online

Reforms will make the process faster and more efficient but we still need to build more transmission.

Creek at Iao Valley State Park, Maui, Hawaii. (aimintang / iStock)
From the Experts August 28, 2023

How Maui’s Wildfire Sparked a Disaster Capitalist Power Grab for Hawaiʻi’s Public Water

The battle over fresh water resources on the Hawaiian Islands is as old as the colonialist mindset that fuels it.

From the Experts August 24, 2023

EPA announces that cleaning up coal ash will be a top priority for enforcement

EPA acknowledges widespread noncompliance from coal-fired power plant owners.

An oceanic whitetip shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, swims in the waters off Hawaii. (Kaikea Nakachi)
From the Experts August 21, 2023

Congressmen Want to Investigate Sharks For Eating Fish

No, this is not a satirical headline from The Onion.

A welder works on a steel pipe in Southern California. (Kevin Burke / Getty Images)
From the Experts August 16, 2023

California Rolls Up Its Sleeves on Industrial Pollution

How do we know if a sector is difficult to decarbonize if we haven’t tried?

From the Experts August 16, 2023

The School Bus is About to Become More Magical in Maryland

Maryland looks to an electric ride for its youngest residents.

Staghorn coral at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park near Key Largo, Florida. (Rolf von Riedmatten / Getty Images)
From the Experts August 3, 2023

The Race to Save Corals at North America’s Only Barrier Reef

The fates of corals and humans are intertwined. Corals provide the highest biodiversity of any global ecosystem, and are among the Earth’s most threatened