Earthjustice


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Earthjustice

Address:426 17th St, 6th Fl
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone:510-550-6700
Fax:510-550-6740
Phone:800-584-6460
Web: www.earthjustice.org
Established: 1971 as the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund. Description:Independent, nonprofit environmental law firm representing -- without charge -- hundreds of public interest clients. Mission is to work through the courts to safeguard public lands, national forests, parks, and wilderness areas; to reduce air and water pollution; to prevent toxic contamination; and to preserve endangered species and wildlife habitat. Runs an environmental law clinic at Stanford University, training students in public interest environmental law. Members: 135,000.
Publications: In Brief (quarterly); free to supporters.

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Earthjustice, representing the Sierra Club, filed a lawsuit today to compel the agency to comply with public records laws after extensive delays in providing the public with information it is legally entitled to.
An EarthJustice lawyer who defended the regulation in court said it "was a reasonable and long overdue update" of rules adopted prior to modern fracking.
Nonprofit environmental law organization Earthjustice filed (https://earthjustice.
Martin Wagner is the managing attorney of the International Program of Earthjustice, the largest non-profit environmental law organisation in the United States.
Last summer, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food Safety, Defenders of Wildlife, and Earthjustice sued the EPA, arguing that cyantraniliprole should not have been registered.
Roger Fleming is an attorney with Earthjustice and can be reached at rfleming@earthjustice.
The environmental group Earthjustice petitioned the EPA to consider the rules on fracking fluids.
However, Earthjustice attorney Greg Loarie, representing those who are appealing the pesticide ruling, says that the EPA failed to acknowledge that these requirements were not met and that sulfoxaflor does in fact pose a substantial threat to the pollinator populations.
And more than 120 interest groups, including environmental advocacy organizations such as Earthjustice, the League of Conservation Voters, and the Natural Resources Defense Council, sent a letter to Congress opposing the measure.
This was a joint effort on part of the American Nurses Association, NAACP, Earthjustice, Hip Hop Caucus, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, National Council of Churches, National Latino Coalition on Climate Change and Physicians for Social Responsibility.
org] from all 50 states representing American Nurses Association, Earthjustice, Hip Hop Caucus, Physicians for Social Responsibility and other organizations emphasized their concerns about the health implications of pollution, especially in urban settings in meetings with their elected officials, the EPA and the White House.
Congratulations to WNA Member and Chair of WNA's Wisconsin Environmental Health Nursing Coalition (WEHNC) Betty Koepsel, MSN, RN for being chosen to be a "Clean Air Ambassador," a program offered by Earthjustice and supported by the American Nurses Association.