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“Esta carta de la vicealcaldesa Torres-Springer es un momento decisivo para las comunidades de justicia ambiental en los cinco condados”, dijo la concejal Alexa Avilés.(Gerardo Romo / NYC Council Media Unit)
Press Release May 22, 2024

La Ciudad de Nueva York se Compromete a Regular los Almacenes de Última Milla

La ciudad también se ha comprometido a establecer una regla de fuente indirecta para regular las emisiones causadas por los almacenes de última milla

Councilmember Avilés Speaks at Last-Mile Coalition press conference. (Gerardo Romo / NYC Council Media Unit)
Press Release: Victory May 22, 2024

City of New York Commits to Regulating Last-Mile Warehouses Amid Calls to Address Growing Industry

The City has also committed to establishing an indirect source rule to regulate the emissions caused by last-mile warehouses, when finalized NYC will be the first city to implement an ISR

Trucks haul shipping containers at the Port of Los Angeles, the nation's busiest port. Their emissions create diesel death zones along freight lines and freeways throughout the state. Trucks produce the pollution for 40% of California’s unhealthy smog problem.
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Press Release April 24, 2024

Biden’s National Goal of a Zero-Emissions Freight Sector is a Momentous Step Towards an Electric Future

New national goal is announced with nearly $1 billion in grants from the Inflation Reduction Act for cities, states, and Tribes to electrify school buses, refuse trucks, and delivery trucks

Activists march in protest at the front gate to Southern California Gas Company's Ventura Compressor Station in Ventura, California. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images).
Press Release April 22, 2024

Utility Lobbying Thwarts Passage of SB 938 in Senate Energy Committee

Critical California legislation to keep utility lobbying and promotional advertising out of customers’ energy bills has been blocked

NW Natural was one of the fossil fuel companies protested against during a Portland Youth Climate Strike march in Portland, Oregon on May 20, 2022. (Nick Cunningham / DeSmog.com)
Press Release April 19, 2024

Climate and Justice Groups Urge Oregon Regulators to Reject Utility Rate Hike That Would Harm Customers and Thwart Climate Goals

NW Natural seeks to increase profits and expand its gas system at ratepayers’ expense

Press Release April 19, 2024

Earthjustice Statement: Final Budget SFY2025 Excludes NY HEAT Act

Assembly kills NY HEAT Act in final budget deal, the leading policy to address energy affordability and climate change

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Press Release: Victory April 9, 2024

D.C. Circuit Upholds Reinstatement of California Clean Air Act Waiver in Ohio v. EPA

California leads the nation in securing emissions reductions in the transportation sector.

Trucks line up outside the Amazon ONT 2 and 5 facilities in San Bernardino.
(Image Courtesy of Anthony Victoria-Midence / CCAEJ)
Press Release March 29, 2024

EPA’s New Truck Standards Fail to Meet the Moment

To meet health and climate imperatives, we need to drive our freight system more aggressively toward zero emissions

Press Release March 19, 2024

New York State Senate Passes the NY HEAT Act

Pressure rises for NYS Assembly to support NY HEAT in final budget to save New Yorkers money and fight climate change

Press Release March 12, 2024

Earthjustice Statement: Assembly One-House Budget SFY2025 Omits NY HEAT Act

The NYS Assembly included new policy that codifies a 6% cap on energy bills for eligible low-income New Yorkers

Trucks haul shipping containers at the Port of Los Angeles, the nation's busiest port. Their emissions create diesel death zones along freight lines and freeways throughout the state. Trucks produce the pollution for 40% of California’s unhealthy smog problem.
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Press Release March 12, 2024

Earthjustice Praises New Zero-Emission Freight Corridor Strategy, Urges Caution on Hydrogen Inclusion

The new strategy will coordinate and increase investments in zero-emission medium and heavy-duty vehicle infrastructure across sectors to achieve a zero-emission freight network by 2040

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Press Release March 12, 2024

Earthjustice Statement: New York Senate One-House Budget Includes NY HEAT Act

Senate champions full NY HEAT Act, which will save New Yorkers money and fight climate change

An outside unit to a heat pump system outside a home in Juneau, Alaska. (Michael Penn for Earthjustice)
Press Release: Victory March 8, 2024

Judge Denies Industry Challenge to Delay Implementation of Washington’s New Climate and Health-Friendly Building Codes

New statewide building codes incentivizing heat pumps will take effect in mid-March

The Green Transit, Green Jobs press conference at West Farms Bus Depot in the Bronx. (Aristide Economopoulos for Earthjustice)
Press Release March 7, 2024

Bronx Lawmakers, Union Leaders, and Advocates Call on Gov to Fund Bronx Blooms, Not Fumes!

Assembly Members Jeffrey Dinowtiz and Karines Reyes, and Senator Sepúlveda rallied with union leaders, community members, and advocates to urge Governor Hochul to include the Green Transit, Green Jobs, Bill in Budget

Container ships are seen docked at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, California. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)
Press Release February 28, 2024

Earthjustice Praises New EPA Clean Ports Program

The new program will help deploy zero-emissions technologies in ports while remedying decades of pollution and environmental injustices for communities.

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Press Release February 6, 2024

As Amazon Reports $170 Billion in Record Profits, ElectrifyNY Coalition Calls for Responsible Operations and Clean Deliveries

Tailpipe emissions pollute the air causing public health harms and exacerbate the climate crisis; Clean Deliveries Act will drive legislative and zero-emission solutions

Earthjustice’s Right to Zero campaign and allies held an event in support of the Green Transit, Green Jobs bill at the New York State Capitol on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 . This critical bill will facilitate the transition to electric buses and promote good manufacturing jobs in New York State. (Patrick Dodson for Earthjustice)
Press Release January 30, 2024

Green Transit, Green Jobs, Proposed Bill Brings Clean Transportation and Good Green Manufacturing Jobs to New York

The win-win legislation jump-starts cleaner air with emissions-free buses and provides green sector jobs; Lawmakers, union leaders, and advocates urge Governor Hochul to Include in 2025 NY Final Budget

Flames rise near homes during the Blue Ridge Fire on October 27, 2020 in Chino Hills, California. (David McNew / Getty Images)
Press Release December 20, 2023

California’s Proposed Low Carbon Fuel Standard is a Climate Policy Failure

CARB’s revisions to one of California’s largest climate programs would be a polluter giveaway to dairy methane and refineries, all while doubling down on combustion