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December 18, 2008 | Article

Stopping the Exit Wounds

Maybe it's a good thing that Bush has kept Earthjustice so busy these last eight years, fending off unrelenting assaults on the environment. The experience is proving invaluable as we face, in these final weeks of the administration, a frantic effort to roll back some of the nation's most significant protections. We also are encountering a barrage of last-minute attempts to convert America's wild, public treasures into private, commercial commodities.

December 28, 2007 | Case

Protecting the Red Legged Frog's Critical Habitat

Earthjustice successfully challenged a U.S. Fish and Wildlife decision to issue a rule that greatly diminished the critical habitat of the endangered California red legged frog.

March 2, 2006 | Case

Protecting Elk from Harmful Diseases

The state of Wyoming feeds elk during the winter months in crowded feeding stations that spread disease; Earthjustice continues to challenge the practice.

November 22, 2005 | Case

Colorado River Cutthroat Trout

Earthjustice filed a lawsuit asking the Federal District Court to compel the US Fish and Wildlife Service to consider protection for the imperiled westslope cutthroat trout.

October 5, 2004 | Case

Gaining Federal Protection for the Black-Footed Albatross

Earthjustice petitioned for Endangered Species Act protection for the black-footed albatross, but decided not to take the Fish and Wildlife Service to court when the agency decided that a listing was not warranted.

March 4, 2004 | Case

Protecting the Humpback Chub

The population of humpback chub in the Grand Canyon has fallen by two-thirds since the species was protected 30 years ago. The reason: Glen Canyon Dam and invasive species. The recovery plan for the chub is totally inadequate to the task. Earthjustice is in court to force a better plan.

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