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April 19, 2021 | Case

Defending the Biden Administration’s Oil, Gas Leasing Pause

On behalf of farmers and ranchers, conservation, recreation, and tribal groups, Earthjustice and the Western Environmental Law Center are defending the Biden administration’s pause on federal oil and gas leasing pending the Department of Interior’s comprehensive review of the program.

April 16, 2021 | Case

Line 5 Pipeline

Earthjustice, in partnership with the Native American Rights Fund, represents the Bay Mills Indian Community in the Tribal Nation’s fight to protect the Straits and the Tribe’s treaty rights throughout waters in Michigan.

April 16, 2021 | In the News: Utility Dive

Gas is failing California. It's time to move on.

An opinion piece by by Nina Robertson (clean energy attorney at Earthjustice), Katherine Ramsey (clean energy attorney at Sierra Club), and Shana Lazerow (legal director at Communities for a Better Environment and representing the California Environmental Justice Alliance).

April 12, 2021 | In the News: Wired

Pandemic Lockdowns Did Cut Air Pollution — but With a Catch

Cyndhia Ramatchandirane, Staff Scientist, Fossil Fuels Program, Earthjustice: “The pandemic slowed some things down, but business as usual is still kind of happening. Facilities are still operating. Many communities, especially communities of color and low-income communities, continued to be impacted by emissions from fossil fuels and petrochemical facilities.”

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