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March 29, 2017 | In the News: New Yorker

Donald Trump And The Myth Of The Coal Revival

Lisa Garcia, VP of Litigation for Healthy Communities, Earthjustice: “They [the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency] are the watchdog. You can argue that they weren’t the best at it, but even a bad watchdog is better than no watchdog.”

March 29, 2017 | Case

Defending The Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument

Earthjustice, representing the Center for Biological Diversity and Zack Klyver (Head Naturalist for the Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company), in cooperation with the Natural Resources Defense Council and Conservation Law Foundation, will defend the designation, and help prevent any settlement with the Trump Administration that would revoke or undermine the protections provided by the monument.

March 28, 2017 | Article

Executive Order Takes Aim at Climate Safeguards

In a potentially devastating blow to the Earth’s climate, President Trump’s new executive order ends the Interior Department’s moratorium on coal mining on public land and begins a repeal of the landmark Clean Power Plan.

March 28, 2017 | In the News: Newsweek

Trump's Plan To Gut Obama's Climate Policies: What You Need To Know

Jenny Harbine, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "We expect to challenge any action that allows coal leasing to resume before [an] environmental review is completed that evaluates whether the federal coal leasing program should be reformed (or scrapped altogether) in light of its significant climate impacts and failure to generate a fair return for U.S. taxpayers."

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