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The Latest On: Endangered Species Act

March 17, 2016 | Feature

Wolves Need A Good Lawyer

The incredible comeback of the gray wolf in the Northern Rockies signaled the resolve of a society strong enough to embrace a world ensured not just for us, but for all species. Today, the future of wolves remains under threat. Earthjustice enforces the rule of law to preserve our irreplaceable wildlife and wild places. And we hold accountable those who harm them.

July 20, 2018 | Feature

The Long and Winding Swim

The Pacific Northwest was home to one of the greatest salmon runs in the world — until four massive dams began restricting passage from the ocean to freshwater streams. Now, it’s time for the dams to come down.

July 19, 2018 | In the News: Courthouse News

Judge Probes Study Used to Revoke Fisher Protections

Elizabeth Forsyth, Attorney, Earthjustice: “They’re using this conclusion to say therefore toxicants is not a problem — even though the most recent study in the record showed exposure to toxicants is growing and increasingly causing mortality.”

July 19, 2018 | In the News: Montana Public Radio

USFWS Proposes Endangered Species Act Changes

Tim Preso, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "For virtually each one of these, it's a proposal to narrow the Act's applications, to reduce its protections, to make it harder to protect habitat, to make it harder to list species. And the cumulative effects of all of these little changes is going to be a significant erosion of our bedrock law for protecting imperiled wildlife."

June 28, 2018 | In the News: Courthouse News

Jurisdiction Debated in Fight of Okinawa Military Base

Sarah Burt, Attorney, International Program: “It’s mandated that the government talk to the communities themselves. It’s like the government building a base on sacred Hawaiian and saying ‘we’re not going talk to the native communities but we’ll talk to an anthropologist from the University of Hawaii.’”

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