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December 29, 2020 | Legal Document

Rural & Migrant Ministry et al v EPA - TRO Decision

Plaintiffs move for a temporary restraining order (“TRO”) and a preliminary injunction enjoining a regulation of the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”), scheduled to be implemented on December 29, 2020, from going into effect. Plaintiffs also move for a stay pursuant to 5 U.S.C. § 705. For the following reasons, the TRO is granted and the Court will stay the effective date of the challenged rule, until January 12, 2021, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. § 705, pending a hearing on the application for a preliminary injunction.

December 20, 2020 | In the News: Mother Jones

For the Last 4 Years “Tribes Have Been Pushed Aside by This Administration”

Gussie Lord, Managing Attorney, Tribal Partnerships Program, Earthjustice: “The onslaught of federal rule rollbacks under environmental laws was like nothing we’ve ever seen. It resulted in not only a weakening of substantive environmental protection, but was also a real attack on public participation and access to information.”

December 18, 2020 | Feature

2020: A Year in Earthjustice

Because of you, Earthjustice’s 160 lawyers represented 576 clients in hundreds of legal battles -- for our health, our wild places, and our climate.