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March 13, 2019 | Legal Document

Complaint: Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Vast Expansion of Gulf Oil, Gas Leasing

Offshore drilling across 78 million acres would ramp up risks to communities, wildlife. The lawsuit, filed by Earthjustice on behalf of Healthy Gulf (f.k.a. Gulf Restoration Network), the Sierra Club, and the Center for Biological Diversity, follows the Department of the Interior’s announcement that it will hold its next lease sale on March 20.

March 12, 2019 | In the News: The Washington Post

Trump’s National Monument Changes Return to Spotlight

Heidi McIntosh, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice Rocky Mountain office: the lack of an outcome for so many monuments “raises questions if this was really about abuses they saw in monument designations or whether it was really more of a political deal that he had made with the Utah senators?”

March 12, 2019 | Blog Post

Earthjustice Attorney Draws on Tradition to Revive Hawai‘i’s Streams

For Isaac Moriwake, the path to practicing environmental law was part of a personal journey of rediscovering his home in Hawaiʻi.

Like many people born and raised in the islands, Moriwake grew up with a deep connection to the land and the ocean. In traditional Native Hawaiian culture, the ʻaina [land] is home, family, deity, and ancestor, and Earthjustice’s work continually strives to honor that tradition.