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January 24, 2018 | Legal Document

BLM Fracking Rule Repeal Complaint

A coalition of environmental and tribal groups sued today to block the Trump Administration’s repeal of a 2015 rule designed to protect water, wildlife, and public health from the harmful effects of hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands.

January 24, 2018 | Job Post

Director of Public Support

The Director of Public Support is responsible for the creation and management of strategic, well-coordinated and compelling individual and mid-level giving programs, from donors giving up to $35,000 annually, with the goal of increasing overall donor engagement, retention and support for Earthjustice programs. The Director oversees a team of five, including a three-member Donor Relations team, a mail and telemarketing manager, and a mid-level donor manager.

January 23, 2018 | Blog Post

The Trump Administration Wants to Roll Back Fracking Standards, So We’re Going to Court

Fracking has disrupted the landscape and the life of North Dakota. Theodora Bird Bear has lived in the town of Mandaree on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation for most of her six decades. When the retiree moved into her current home in the ‘80s, she found juneberries, plums, buffalo berries, chokecherries and turnips growing wild on her property.

January 23, 2018 | Blog Post

Cómo fue que por fin llegó la energía renovable a California

Imagina a la ciudad de Los Ángeles sin smog. No existe esa bruma gris que oscurece las farolas ni esa capa extraña que ofusca, a lo lejos, el letrero de “Hollywood”. El vehículo eléctrico ya no es un símbolo de estatus, las personas comunes los llevan a sus trabajos de oficina mientras sus hijos viajan a la escuela en autobuses eléctricos amarillos. Los portacontenedores gigantescos en el puerto se conectan a una red de electricidad para que la comunidad cercana ya no sufra de contaminación. El aire ya no te mata cuando lo respiras. La temperatura ya no nos dirige a la catástrofe.

January 23, 2018 | Blog Post

For People of Color, Trump’s EPA Is a Health Hazard

A version of this piece first appeared as an op-ed in The Huffington Post.

The Environmental Protection Agency under the Trump administration has shown no interest in protecting the health of all people — and the agency actually seems averse to protecting the health of people of color.

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