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April 23, 2019 | Letter

Letter to Administrator Wheeler: Objecting to efforts to undermine Clean Water Act

Earthjustice, leading a group of 16 conservation and community groups, sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today objecting to the Trump administration’s efforts to weaken clean water protections without public input. The letter comes in response to an executive order signed by President Trump on April 10, 2019, that seeks to undermine the authority of states and tribes to protect water quality under the Clean Water Act.

April 22, 2019 | Legal Document

Petition for Review: Methylene Chloride Rule

Latino workers, environmental and public health advocates, and the mothers of two young men who died from methylene chloride exposure sued the Trump administration for excluding workers from a rule banning methylene chloride from use in paint strippers.

April 22, 2019 | Blog Post

Want People to Drive Electric? Give Them Workplace Chargers

When I was in the market for a new car two years ago, I was committed to buying an electric vehicle because I work every day as an attorney with Earthjustice’s Right to Zero campaign to fight pollution from vehicles and energy generation. But environmental concerns wouldn’t be enough to convince my husband, Joe, how we should make our family’s biggest-ever investment. Plus, as renters, our ability to charge an electric car at home is a bit precarious.

April 22, 2019

Elizabeth Trotter

Elizabeth Trotter is the Lands, Wildlife, & Oceans Press Secretary, based out of the Washington, D.C., office.

April 22, 2019

Robert Valencia

Robert Valencia is the Spanish Language Media Strategist. Prior to joining Earthjustice, he worked for Newsweek as the breaking news editor and was promoted to deputy world editor. He brings more than 10 years of experience working for mainstream media outlets, U.S. Hispanic and Latino news channels, and think tanks in Washington, D.C., and New York City. He’s a frequent commentator for CNN en Español, Al Jazeera, Univision, and Telemundo, to name a few.

April 22, 2019

Siham Zniber

Siham Zniber is the Climate and Energy Press Secretary, based out of the Washington, D.C., office.

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