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A California spotted owl perches on a tree. (Rick Kuyper/USFWS)
From the Experts March 24, 2023

Protecting the Sierra Species

The California spotted owl is the last of four native Sierra Nevada species to receive Endangered Species Act protection in the culmination of a 30-year legal fight.

Clean and electric trucks sit on display at an event on new national clean air standards for heavy-duty trucks near the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters on December 20, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Anna Moneymaker / Getty Images)
From the Experts March 23, 2023

Colorado’s Historic Opportunity To Clean Up Toxic Truck Pollution

An environmental justice coalition in Colorado is fighting for the strongest possible clean trucks package

A Louisiana Bucket Brigade bicycle tour in Norco, Louisiana, on Mar. 16, 2022. Leading the tour was Sheila Tahir, with the Louisiana Bucket Brigade, and Pastor Harry Joseph, a resident of St. James Parish and the pastor of Mt. Triumph Baptist Church. (Brad Zweerink / Earthjustice)
From the Experts March 20, 2023

Five Ways the A. Donald McEachin Environmental Justice for All Act Will Empower Frontline Communities and Help Remedy Decades of Environmental Injustices

The landmark A. Donald McEachin Environmental Justice for All Act represents the federal government’s most significant effort to address environmental injustices and hold polluting industries accountable.

From the Experts March 15, 2023

Why we should oppose these legislative power grabs by Florida’s big utilities

Utility lobbyists are pushing flawed bills, and Florida legislators should vote no

Smog covers the city of Los Angeles.
(Photo courtesy of Ben Amstutz)
From the Experts March 6, 2023

Addressing Racial Disparities with Title VI

Communities of color in California’s South Coast Air Basin are tired of holding their breath.

From the Experts March 2, 2023

Investors and Regulators Can’t Afford to Ignore Climate Risks

A new SEC rule will help ensure that companies adequately assess their climate-related financial risks.

A few hundred supporters of clean water rallied outside the Supreme Court on Oct. 3, 2022, as the court heard oral arguments in Sackett v. EPA.
(Melissa Lyttle for Earthjustice)
From the Experts February 23, 2023

Justices’ Clean Water Act Queries Hint At Search For Balance

At oral argument in Sackett v. EPA, some justices struggled to square simplistic industry arguments with science and common sense.

An expansive view of the Bull Mountains in Montana. (Northern Plains Resource Council)
From the Experts February 14, 2023

This Coal Mine Has Been Called a “Den of Thievery.” Why Is It Still Operational?

The New York Times just dropped a bombshell on Signal Peak Energy’s Bull Mountains Mine

A Mack LR Electric garbage truck operated by the New York City Department of Sanitation. (Mack Trucks)
From the Experts February 13, 2023

Let’s Not Waste California’s Opportunity to Be the Nation’s Leader in Electric Refuse Trucks

Electric garbage trucks will play a key role in California’s clean air and climate future.

From the Experts February 7, 2023

Celebrating the 1-Year Anniversary of the New York Environmental Rights Amendment

Also known as the “Green Amendment,” the provision was voted into the state constitution by over 70% of New Yorkers.

In a migration that takes at least four generations to complete, monarch butterflies make their way 2,500 miles across North America from Mexico to Canada. (Lisa Brown / CC BY-NC 2.0)
From the Experts February 6, 2023

Fighting on Behalf of the Species We Know and Love

There are many reasons that people connect with biodiversity. Here are mine.

Induction stoves offer quicker, hotter cooking experiences with no side of gas pollution. (Halfpoint Images / Getty Images)
From the Experts January 24, 2023

Maryland’s Next Climate Challenge: Electrifying Homes for Low-income Marylanders

New report shines a light on Maryland’s opportunity to weave together policies and funding streams to leave no household behind as the state goes electric.

Industrial livestock facilities are the largest polluters of the deadly gases ammonia and hydrogen sulfide.
From the Experts December 22, 2022

It’s Time to Put an End to Industrial Agriculture’s Relentless Pursuit of Secrecy

Big agriculture is one of the biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions, and yet several bills have been introduced to hide the industry’s pollution.

From the Experts December 22, 2022

A Roadmap for the Clean Energy Future We Need

We must reject the false choice between quickly ramping up transmission and protecting communities from harmful permitting decisions.

An oceanic whitetip shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, swims in the waters off Hawaii.
(Kaikea Nakachi)
From the Experts December 21, 2022

A Big Year for Sharks

The work to protect sharks is a daily effort, especially with climate change and biodiversity loss. As the year ends, we’re celebrating progress.

Located in Alaska's panhandle, the Tongass is the country's largest national forest—and home to nearly one-third of all old-growth temperate rainforest remaining in the entire world.
(Lee Prince / Shutterstock)
From the Experts December 20, 2022

Historic Agreement Reached to Protect 30% of Planet’s Lands and Oceans

The Biden administration must lead the U.S. in reversing the biodiversity crisis at this pivotal moment

From the Experts December 13, 2022

Hawai‘i Continues to Light The Way For Rooftop Solar

In November 2022, Hawai‘i took a major step forward on advancing its rooftop solar and clean energy grid.

From the Experts December 13, 2022

Pollution from the Largest, Dirtiest Meat- and Dairy-Production Facilities Worsens Injustice. We’re Calling for Change.

EPA’s current approach to CAFO permitting exposes millions of people to harm, in violation of the Clean Water Act, as well as executive orders aimed at advancing environmental justice.