Skip to main content

Food

The Latest On: Food

September 28, 2018 | Legal Document

Complaint Challenging EPA Factory Farm Pollution Exemption

Legal complaint challenging a Trump administration policy that unlawfully exempts industrial animal feeding operations from having to report toxic pollution under a federal emergency planning and right-to-know law.

September 14, 2018 | Legal Document

FOIA Lawsuit: CAFO Air Reporting

Plaintiffs Waterkeeper Alliance and Sierra Club bring this action to compel the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to release records withheld in violation of the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. § 552. The records at issue could shed light on EPA’s decision to issue guidance exempting all “farms,” including concentrated animal feeding operations, from the requirement to notify authorities about dangerous releases of toxic gases under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 11001 et seq.

September 12, 2018 | Legal Document

GRAS Rule Challenge: Order on Motion to Dismiss

Court ruling finding that plaintiffs Center for Food Safety and Environmental Defense Fund have standing to pursue their claims based on harm to their members.

August 22, 2018 | Legal Document

Letter to Farm Bill Conferees Opposing Anti-Environment Provisions

On behalf of millions of members and supporters across the nation, 171 organizations urge Farm Bill Conferees to oppose all anti-environmental riders and support full conservation title funding in any final agreement between House and Senate conferees when reauthorizing our farm and nutrition programs.

August 15, 2018 | Legal Document

Comment letter to EPA in Opposition to Proposed Regulations on “Transparency” in Regulatory Science

Comment letter to Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler & Office of the Science Advisor of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in opposition of the Proposed Rule, “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science,” 83 Fed. Reg. 18,768 because of its clear intent and impact to weaken, or prevent the necessary strengthening of, vital public health safeguards.

Pages

About Earthjustice

Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health, to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, to advance clean energy, and to combat climate change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.