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July 20, 2018 | Feature

The Long and Winding Swim

The Pacific Northwest was home to one of the greatest salmon runs in the world — until four massive dams began restricting passage from the ocean to freshwater streams. Now, it’s time for the dams to come down.

July 20, 2018 | Action Alert

Dangerous chemicals are contaminating our drinking water

Every day millions of Americans drink water contaminated with a toxic class of chemicals known as PFAS (short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances). Communities deserve to know when their water has been contaminated by these dangerous chemicals and what the EPA is doing about it.

July 20, 2018 | Job Post

Post-Grad Legal Fellowship Fall 2019

Earthjustice is accepting applications for candidates interested in applying for an Equal Justice Works post-graduate legal fellowship. The following five regional offices or subject-based programs will sponsor fellowship applicants: (1) California regional office (San Francisco or Los Angeles, (2) Clean Energy Program (Washington, DC), (3) Coal Program (Philadelphia or Chicago), (4) Florida regional office (Miami or Tallahassee), and (5) Northeast regional office (New York City). 

July 19, 2018 | In the News: Courthouse News

Judge Probes Study Used to Revoke Fisher Protections

Elizabeth Forsyth, Attorney, Earthjustice: “They’re using this conclusion to say therefore toxicants is not a problem — even though the most recent study in the record showed exposure to toxicants is growing and increasingly causing mortality.”

July 19, 2018 | In the News: Montana Public Radio

USFWS Proposes Endangered Species Act Changes

Tim Preso, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "For virtually each one of these, it's a proposal to narrow the Act's applications, to reduce its protections, to make it harder to protect habitat, to make it harder to list species. And the cumulative effects of all of these little changes is going to be a significant erosion of our bedrock law for protecting imperiled wildlife."

July 19, 2018 | Legal Document

Letter to CPUC and PG&E in support of AL 5322-E

Earthjustice, Union of Concerned Scientists, California Environmental Justice Alliance, Sierra Club, and Environmental Defense Fund urge Commission approval of AL 5322-E.

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