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January 13, 2017 | Article

Thank You, President Obama

Though we didn’t always see eye to eye, Earthjustice is forever grateful to the Obama administration for its actions on climate change, farmworker rights and environmental justice.

January 13, 2017 | Explainer

What You Should Know About Ryan Zinke & The Interior Department

President Donald Trump has nominated Ryan Zinke to serve as Secretary of Interior, a position that oversees management of a substantial amount of the nation’s public lands, wildlife and industrial development. Here’s what you should know about Zinke, the powers he’ll have, and the agencies he will lead if confirmed.

December 24, 2016 | In the News: The Hill

Greens Ready For Trump War

Marty Hayden, Vice President of Legislation & Policy, Earthjustice: “To undo something, you have to go through the same process it takes to write a rule — you don’t just get rid of them with the swipe of a pen. If they don’t follow the law on that, then we’ll see them in court at the end of the day when they finalize something.”

December 17, 2016 | Explainer

What You Should Know About Scott Pruitt & The EPA

The next EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt, is a polluter lobbyist with an open hostility to bedrock air and water protections such as the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act. Here’s what you should know about Pruitt and the agency he heads.