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The Latest On: Oceans

September 20, 2022 | Article

Putting Justice First in Ocean Policy

A new policy platform aims to make ocean policy more equitable by amplifying the voices of the most impacted communities.

September 13, 2022 | From the Experts

'A' is for Accountability

Now is the time to stop giving away coastal waters in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska to the fossil fuel industry

August 30, 2022 | Legal Document

2018 Gulf Lease Sale Appeal

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals rules that the Trump administration unlawfully auctioned off millions of acres to oil companies in two 2018 Gulf of Mexico lease sales. Reversing a lower court’s decision, the appellate court held that the federal officials arbitrarily relied on inadequate environmental analyses of the sales’ effects and relied on incorrect assumptions about the sufficiency of safety regulations, violating a bedrock environmental law.

July 26, 2022 | From the Experts

We’re Showing Sharks Some Legal Love

As part of our work to preserve biodiversity, Earthjustice has mounted a series of legal challenges to protect vulnerable shark species from industrial fishing.

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