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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CONTACT: Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund, (202)667-4500, www.
"It leaves 2.4 million acres of wild, roadless backcountry areas open to clear cutting and new logging roads," says Tom Waldo of the nonprofit Earthjustice. Environmentalists would like to see all the unlogged acreage left alone, but are particularly alarmed at the audacity of the administration's plan, given that its own Forest Service reported that only about 663,000 acres in the areas at issue are considered very valuable for timber production.
"Decisions can happen at any time," says Martin Wagner of the Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund, "We don't need a ministerial for that."
One of the groups that challenged the 2017 Trump administration decision on chlorpyrifos was Earthjustice, which acted on behalf of farmworker organizations and others.
Community activists in mining areas in South Africa face harassment, intimidation, and violence, according to a report from the Centre for Environmental Rights, groundWork, Earthjustice, and Human Rights Watch.
"This is a wake-up call for the nation," said Lisa Evans, senior counsel with Earthjustice, which was involved in the report.