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July 1, 2021 | Case

Challenging the Donlin Gold Mine

A consortium of Tribal governments from the Kuskokwim region led by Orutsararmiut Native Council are fighting Donlin Gold, a mining project owned by Canadian based mining giants NovaGold and Barrick Gold. Earthjustice is representing the Orutsararmiut Native Council.

December 4, 2017 | Case

Defending The Chilkat River Watershed

At the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, thousands of bald eagles gather to feast on the last runs of coho and chum salmon—a globally unique phenomenon. The area is threatened by a proposed hardrock mine. Earthjustice is representing a native tribal council and conservation groups to stop the mine.

May 3, 2017 | Case

Challenging Trump’s Reversal of Arctic and Atlantic Drilling Ban

Earthjustice is representing a coalition of conservation and Alaska Native groups in a lawsuit against President Trump, challenging his unlawful executive order to jettison a permanent ban on new offshore oil and gas drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans.

November 10, 2014 | Case

Protecting Walruses from Arctic Drilling

A coalition of conservation organizations is challenging a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rule that permits oil companies to harm Pacific walruses during Arctic Ocean oil drilling.

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