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January 8, 2020 | From the Experts

Australia Is on Fire and Its Government Is Blowing Smoke

Attorney Noni Austin explains how the Australian prime minister says the country is doing its fair share to combat the climate crisis — but Australia is now the world’s No. 1 exporter of both coal and gas.

December 23, 2019 | Legal Document

Letter to St. James Parish Council: Formosa Land Use Decision

RISE St. James and Louisiana Bucket Brigade ask that the St. James Parish Council seek a reopening of its decision (Resolution 19-07, Jan. 24, 2019) and rescind its approval of the construction of the chemical complex proposed by FG LA LLC.

December 23, 2019 | Letter

Letter to St. James Parish Council: Burial Sites

Re: Request to Rescind Decision Set out in Resolution 19-07 Granting Formosa’s Land Use Application in Light of Previously Undisclosed Information Revealing the Existence of Burial Sites of Enslaved People on Property Proposed for a Formosa Plastics Plant

December 13, 2019 | In the News: E&E News

BLM Analysis Shows Climate Price Of Alaska Drilling

Jeremy Lieb, Attorney, Alaska Office, Earthjustice: "We have the broader concern that all of this development is inconsistent with what science shows needs to be done to address climate change — basically that we can't continue developing new sources of fossil fuels."

December 11, 2019 | In the News: E&E News

Click, Click, Emit—The Carbon Cost of Online Shopping

Sasan Saadat, Research and Policy Analyst, Earthjustice: “Free shipping, free one-day delivery — it’s not free. It comes at the expense of the health of communities that live near warehouses and freight hubs.”