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January 16, 2020 | Legal Document

EPA Lead Hazard Standards Opening Brief (Case: 19-71930)

The lead hazard standards updated in June 2019 determine whether lead in homes, child-care facilities, and surrounding soil poses a risk. But the standards the Trump administration unveiled are too lax to protect families. The lawsuit was filed in the 9th Circuit on behalf of A Community Voice, California Communities Against Toxics, Healthy Homes Collaborative, New Jersey Citizen Action, New York City Coalition to End Lead Poisoning, WE ACT for Environmental Justice, the Sierra Club, and United Parents Against Lead.

January 16, 2020 | Letter

60 Day Notice of Intent to Sue: Wolverine ESA Wolverine Protection

Conservation groups sent a notice of their intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to protect wolverines as required by the Endangered Species Act. There are fewer than 300 wolverines left in the lower-48, and they remain threatened by habitat loss and climate change.

January 15, 2020

Greg Muren

Greg Muren is an associate attorney in the California regional office in San Francisco.

January 14, 2020 | In the News: USA Today

Conservation Groups Sue BLM Over California Fracking Plan

Michelle Ghafar, Attorney, Earthjustice: “A federal court already agreed with us once that the BLM failed to fully evaluate the impacts of the oil and gas expansion it is authorizing on public land. We’re returning to court once again to ensure the agency properly analyzes the impacts of devastating fracking activities in its plan.”

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