Earthjustice filed a lawsuit to protect migratory birds from the proliferation of FCC communication towers built without environmental review. As a result, the agency must now consider the impact on birds before it approves new towers.
Earthjustice challenged and won two attempts by the Bush administration that sought to severally weaken environmental regulations regarding the management of the country’s national forests, watersheds and wildlife.
Earthjustice petitioned the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to protect the Arctic’s Inuit people, whose human rights are violated by climate change. The case changed global dialogue about human rights by identifying it as a human rights issue.