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August 21, 2019 | Legal Document

COMPLAINT: Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Attack on Endangered Species Act

Environmental and animal protection groups sued the Trump administration over its new regulations that dramatically weaken the Endangered Species Act. Earthjustice filed the lawsuit on behalf of Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, National Parks Conservation Association, WildEarth Guardians, and the Humane Society of the United States.

August 21, 2019 | In the News: WJCT

Public Hearings on Energy Efficiency

Jordan Luebkemann, Attorney, Florida Regional Office, Earthjustice: “Under the RIM test, basically every time someone is actually saving electricity, the utility is losing out. And they're counting that as a cost, which really seems to tip the scale.”

August 20, 2019 | Legal Document

Washington State Court of Appeals Ruling: Milleninum Bulk Terminals

The Department of Natural Resources and the Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary S. Franz, and Columbia Riverkeeper, Washington Environmental Council, and Sierra Club appeal the superior court’s order concluding that DNR acted arbitrarily and capriciously by denying Northwest Alloys, Inc.’s consent to sublease state-owned aquatic lands to Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview, LLC.

August 20, 2019 | Article

In Memoriam: David Klipstein

Dave’s expertise and financial support enabled Earthjustice to grow its fledgling international program into a major force for transitioning the world away from fossil fuels to clean energy.

August 20, 2019 | In the News: Seattle PI

Appeals Court Deals Blow To Big Coal Export Terminal Proposed For Longview, Washington

Marisa Ordonia, Attorney, Northwest Regional Office, Earthjustice: "DNR manages state lands for the benefit of the public, not for the benefit of hedge fund investors gambling on coal exports. The Court of Appeals confirmed DNR was appropriately cautious about exposing Washington to a damaging and risky coal export terminal, particularly given Millennium's deception early in the state permitting process."

August 20, 2019 | Reference

List of Plants Where Coal-Ash Contaminated Groundwater Exceeds Allowable State and/or Federal Limits

List of 136 plants in 29 states and Puerto Rico whose owners have posted notifications that the groundwater exceeds state and/or federal limits of contamination, without an alternate source demonstration, for one or more of the following toxic substances: Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Beryllium, Cadmium, Chromium, Cobalt, Lead, Lithium, Molybdenum, Selenium, Thallium, and Radium 226 and 228 combined.

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