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yesterday at 21:32. Facebook
Within moments of taking office, Donald Trump posted a new energy page on whitehouse.gov that promised to strip us of vital public health protections and eliminate critical climate safeguards.

Repealing life-saving standards like The Clean Air Act and The Clean Power Plan doesn't just go against the wishes of the American people – it puts us in serious danger.

Trump took down the White House climate change page — and put up a pledge to drill lots of oil

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yesterday at 17:32. Facebook
Stand up for love today! We are honored to have been chosen as one of beneficiaries for the Love-a-Thon—an event filled with music, comedy, celebrity guests and, best of all, activism. Make a donation: [ Ejus.tc Link ]

SHARE this with anyone you know who is interested in protecting our civil liberties and environment!
Earthjustice
yesterday at 02:00. Facebook
REMINDER: Don't forget to tune into the Love-a-thon tomorrow! This three-hour Facebook live event will be filled with music, comedy, celebrity guests and, best of all, activism.

This event aims to raise $500K for organizations that defend our civil liberties and environment including Earthjustice!
Earthjustice
01/19/2017 at 23:56. Facebook
A federal judge just ruled the Idaho Department of Fish and Game illegally used helicopters to place radio collars on wolves and elk in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness. As a result, any of the data obtained from the collars must be destroyed.

The use of these collars was part of a broader predator management plan by the State of Idaho that would exterminate 60 percent of the...
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Court Rules Collars Illegally Put on Wolves and Elk In Premiere Wilderness Area

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01/19/2017 at 16:56. Facebook
After eight years, President Obama is leaving behind an impressive environmental legacy. Although we have had our fair share of legal battles with his administration in our fight for ever stronger environmental laws, we have also worked closely with his administration to secure sweeping environmental victories that will benefit the public for generations to come.

Earthjustice is forever...
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Thank You, President Obama

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Earthjustice
01/18/2017 at 21:22. Facebook
Fisher Stevens, director of Leonardo DiCaprio's Before the Flood, lays out why allowing Scott Pruitt to run the EPA would be an environmental disaster.

Tell your senator to reject the nomination of Scott Pruitt as EPA administrator >> [ Ejus.tc Link ]
Earthjustice
01/18/2017 at 15:07. Facebook
Never before has a person nominated to head the EPA been so unfit to lead as Scott Pruitt. Pruitt spent years using his position as Oklahoma Attorney General to weaken clean air and health protections adopted by the agency, targeting the EPA with a string of lawsuits – virtually all of which have been rejected by the courts.

According to Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen, “We have never...
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The Scott Pruitt Nomination: Bad for the Environment, Bad for our Future

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01/18/2017 at 02:00. Facebook
Are you dreading the presidential inauguration? Are you looking for something—anything—better to do on January 20th? If you want to focus your energy in a more positive direction, tune into a fun Facebook live event called the Love-a-thon that will be filled with music, comedy, celebrity guests and, best of all, activism.

The “Love-a-Thon” aims to raise $500K for Earthjustice, Planned...
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Love Will Trump Hate on Inauguration Day

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01/17/2017 at 22:57. Facebook
Today, the confirmation process began for Donald Trump's pick for Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke. Zinke has consistently voted to weaken clean air standards, dismantle environmental regulations, and expand fossil fuel exploration on public lands.

“To be effective, an Interior Secretary must stand up for America’s natural heritage and against business interests within the oil and gas...
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What You Should Know About Ryan Zinke & The Interior Department

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01/17/2017 at 18:37. Facebook
In addition to being a climate change denier, Donald Trump's pick to lead the EPA, Scott Pruitt tried to block an EPA effort to reduce the amount of toxic mercury coal plants can emit, which saves thousands of lives each year. Luckily, he failed, leaving the critical rule in place.

SHARE or LIKE if you think this man is not fit to lead the EPA!

At Scott Pruitt’s Confirmation Hearing, Science Will Be on Trial

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Earthjustice
01/16/2017 at 16:02. Facebook
Today we honor a man whose life forever changed the path of this country and whose inspirational words resonate in every corner of the world. Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!
Earthjustice
01/15/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
Earthjustice has spent the last 45 years fighting the toughest legal battles of our time and we will not back down now. Join our fight >> [ Earthjustice.org Link ]
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01/15/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
After eight years, President Obama is leaving behind an impressive environmental legacy. Although we have had our fair share of legal battles with his administration in our fight for ever stronger environmental laws, we have also worked closely with his administration to secure sweeping environmental victories that will benefit the public for generations to come.

Earthjustice is forever...
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Thank You, President Obama

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01/15/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
With these new monuments, President Obama has sought to preserve and protect more natural, cultural and historic sites than any other president in history.

Obama Honors Civil Rights Movement With New National Monuments

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Earthjustice
01/14/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
Coffee is a finicky plant to begin with, and climate change is making things worse. Farmers and scientists are researching the best ways to adapt to a changing climate, which could help us save not only tasty coffee beans, but all food.

Can Climate Science Save Coffee?

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01/14/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
This mega-warehouse would be roughly the size of three Central Parks, and lead to tens of thousands of more truck trips to Southern California's Inland Empire every day. This area already has some of the worst air pollution in the country.

Earthjustice is pursuing two lawsuits on behalf of community voices fighting for relief from the air pollution expected from the World Logistics Center...
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World Logistics Center: Bad for Air, Won’t Bring High-Quality Jobs

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SHAMEFUL: In the past 10 days, House Republicans passed three bills that together could gridlock government agencies and eviscerate vital rules that safeguard our health, unique public lands, workplace protections, fair pay rules and civil rights.

With one, the Midnight Rules Relief Act, they hope to strike out the entire last year of the Obama administration’s safeguards with a single...
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‘Dirty Bundle’ of Regulatory Bills Threatens Vital Safeguards for Americans

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VICTORY! Yesterday, a Washington State Supreme Court ruling made construction of the remaining Grays Harbor oil export terminal next to impossible.

"This decision not only revives state ocean protections, but effectively blocks proposed oil shipping terminals from being built in Grays Harbor.” says Earthjustice attorney Kristen Boyles, who argued the case.

Washington State Court Rules Against Plans for Big Grays Harbor Oil Terminal

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GREAT NEWS! President Obama just declared five new national monuments protecting significant cultural sites in the South and unique natural beauty along the West Coast.

He has now used his executive authority more than any other president in history to protect iconic historic, cultural and ecological sites across the country.

Obama names five new national monuments, including Southern civil rights sites

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BREAKING: In a major victory for Washington tribal fishing communities, a State Supreme Court ruling just made construction of the remaining Grays Harbor oil export terminal next to impossible.

The proposed oil terminal would harm the Quinault Indian Nation’s fishing and navigation rights as well as pose serious risks of oil spills, derailments, and explosions that would cause significant...
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WA Supreme Court Decision Blocks Remaining Grays Harbor Crude-by-Rail Terminal

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