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December 20, 2020 | In the News: Mother Jones

For the Last 4 Years “Tribes Have Been Pushed Aside by This Administration”

Gussie Lord, Managing Attorney, Tribal Partnerships Program, Earthjustice: “The onslaught of federal rule rollbacks under environmental laws was like nothing we’ve ever seen. It resulted in not only a weakening of substantive environmental protection, but was also a real attack on public participation and access to information.”

December 19, 2020 | In the News: Vox

After decades of activism, the Navajo coal plant has been demolished

Michael Hiatt, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “The plant generated massive amounts of electricity, yet many homes on the Navajo reservation lacked electricity despite the proximity of the plant. If the utilities don’t follow the letter of the law and don’t clean up or remediate, we’ll make sure that we do bring whatever legal challenges or pressure necessary to make sure it is cleaned up.”

December 3, 2020 | Case

Taking on Detroit Edison’s Dirty Fossil Fuel Fleet

Earthjustice is representing Sierra Club in a challenge of Detroit Edison’s multi-million dollar modifications at multiple coal plants in southern Michigan that were executed without installation of legally required modern pollution controls.