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December 15, 2020 | Legal Document

Motion for Preliminary Injunction to Halt Oil Activities in Arctic Refuge

Conservation groups represented by Earthjustice take legal action to halt the oil industry’s imminent advance into the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, by asking the Court to put a freeze on oil leasing and seismic activity that would permanently mar the landscape while an existing legal challenge is underway.

December 15, 2020 | Feature

Northern Fights

By land and by sea, America’s Arctic is under attack. Earthjustice is fighting on multiple fronts to protect this irreplaceable region and keep the Arctic’s fossil fuels in the ground.

December 7, 2020 | In the News: San Francisco Chronicle

Oil drilling off Alaskan coast not going to happen, appeals court rules

Jeremy Lieb, Attorney, Alaska Office, Earthjustice: “In the face of a worsening climate crisis, the federal government should not be in the business of approving irresponsible offshore oil development in the Arctic. The world cannot afford to develop new oil prospects anywhere, but especially in the Arctic where warming is already taking such a significant toll.”

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