Fighting for Better for Us ALL

Making way for renewable energy in the heart of coal country
Meet the man who’s charting a greener course for coal country.
Earthjustice’s legal experts are using the power of the law to transform our energy sector into one that’s clean, renewable and modern. Help them take on these battles—and win—with a tax-deductible gift today!
A sea turtle swims over bleached coral on Heron Island in the Great Barrier Reef. (The Ocean Agency/XL Catlin Seaview Survey/Richard Vevers)
Does the Great Barrier Reef have to die?
No—and Australia is legally responsible to save it from death by fossil fuels.
Matthew Elliot of the California Nurses Association rallied outside the EPA's hearing in Sacramento, CA, on February 2, 2015. The nurses joined concerned community members to call for an ozone pollution standard of 60 parts-per-billion to improve the quality of the air we all breathe. (Chris Jordan-Bloch/Earthjustice)
The EPA wants to delay cleaning up our air
The result is likely to be unnecessary asthma attacks and deaths.
While the president whips up Category 4 tweetstorms, serious issues like the ongoing lead crisis in Flint, Michigan, and other cities remain unaddressed. (Clare Black/CC BY 2.0)
Lead continues to poison our most vulnerable communities
So why does this administration want to de-fund and de-fang the agencies that can stop the problem?
The Department of Energy, led by Rick Perry, is needlessly delaying energy efficiency rules that would save customers money and cut greenhouse gas emissions. (Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0)
We’d really rather not have to sue Secretary of Energy Rick Perry
But if his department continues blocking commonsense climate- and cost-saving rules, we will.
Recently, the D.C. circuit court agreed with Earthjustice that the government and the public have a right to know about toxic emissions from industrial animal facilities. (Tarapatta/Shutterstock)
What stinks on factory farms?
Now we’ll know, thanks to a ruling by the D.C. Circuit Court mandating that livestock facilities report their toxic emissions.

About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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