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The Latest On: National Environmental Policy Act

November 15, 2018 | Feature

Insider Briefing: After the Elections, What Comes Next?

Earthjustice Policy & Legislative staff discuss the results of the 2018 midterm election and what they mean for our environment, our health, and the future of our planet; what comes next in the fight to defend our democracy; and the public’s ability to seek justice in a court of law.

October 22, 2018 | Feature

Insider Briefing: Meet Abigail Dillen

New President Abigail Dillen discusses her vision for Earthjustice’s future as the organization battles the assault on environmental safeguards and pushes for a rapid shift to 100% clean energy.

September 27, 2018 | Legal Document

Uinta Basin Lease Challenge

This case challenges the Bureau of Land Management’s (“BLM”) decisions to issue 121 oil and gas leases covering 117,720.59 acres in northwest Colorado and northeast Utah without considering how the air pollution from developing the leases will adversely impact public health, the environment, and treasured public lands like Dinosaur National Monument.

August 20, 2018 | Legal Document

Letter to Council on Environmental Quality urging enforcement, not rewrite, of NEPA

This letter represents the collective response of 341 public interest organizations, representing millions of members and supporters, to the Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) recent Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM). Rather than contemplating a rewrite of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations, this letter urges CEQ to invest its modest resources, and most importantly, its leadership position, in a systematic initiative to enforce them.

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