Earthjustice

CREDO Petition on Shasta Dam

Bernhardt and Westlands Water District are pulling out all the stops to ensure this massive giveaway to corporate agriculture will go through. According to our allies at Earthjustice who are fighting the Trump administration in court over the project, “Westlands stands to gain more water from the project to deliver to its large corporate agriculture […]

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Court gives Trump administration another chance to argue against pesticide ban

With new studies showing one in two people in the US will get cancer in their lifetimes…… Profit before people… “Attorney Patti Goldman of Earthjustice, the nonprofit representing environmental and farm labor organizations that filed the suit, said the EPA’s strategy under both Pruitt and current Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler is “to delay having to

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FERC: One of the Most Important Agencies You’ve Never Heard of Is Being Taken Over by Trump

SWAMP WATCH “FERC also is considering a request from a gas-fired power plant in California that could have dangerous implications for the state’s recent historic decision to achieve 100 percent clean energy electricity by 2045. It just so happens that this gas-fired plant, La Paloma in Kern County, was purchased last year by Daniel Andrew

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Federal Court Upholds Protections for Oceans and National Monuments

Why judges matter…..appointing partisan hacks as “judges” is a disaster for the planet, boon for corporate profits. Federal Court Upholds Protections for Oceans and National Monuments Court dismisses an industry challenge to the first U.S. Atlantic Ocean marine monument WASHINGTON – A federal court on Friday dismissed an industrial fishing group’s challenge to the designation

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NO MORE TIME: ‘This Is a Climate Emergency’: Global Mobilization Against Dirty Energy as IPCC Warns of Climate Catastrophe if Warming Continues

Environmental groups and climate scientists now say 12 years (2040)to climate disaster. NO MORE TIME to act. Leaders have to stop pandering to wealthy fossil fuel donors. LA Times: “Sounding the Alarm on Climate Change Ninety-one top scientists have an urgent message: Climate change is not only real but also could reach a tipping point in

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Brett Kavanaugh Also Lied About His Rulings on the Environment

“Earthjustice found that of 26 EPA-related cases in which Kavanaugh wrote opinions, the judge came down on the side of rolling back protections for clean air and water 89 percent of the time. Eighteen of those cases dealt with EPA rules on water and air specifically, and in 16 of them, Kavanaugh’s position would have resulted in less protection and more

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