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Meet Yaheiry Mora: Earthjustice Action’s New Political Director

Activist and advocate Yaheiry Mora brings over a decade of experience grounded in the labor and immigrant rights movement to Earthjustice Action. As the Founding Director of CASA in Action, the largest Immigrant Rights organization in the Mid-Atlantic region, she…

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Action Alert Campaigns

Tell Congress We Need Mining Reform Now, Not Handouts To Industry, For A Just, Clean Energy Transition

Our transition to clean energy is critical to fighting climate change and will be powered by minerals. The problem? Our mining laws remain stuck in the 19th century. Domestic mining operations are governed by the Hardrock Mining Law of 1872,…

Congress, Environmental Protections, Laws
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Blog Posts

A Celebration of 2023 Judicial Confirmations and a Hopeful Outlook in 2024

Photo by: Nick Wolf | Earthjustice Action Blog by: Geoffrey Nolan | Earthjustice Action When President Biden first took office, he pledged to prioritize the nomination and confirmation of fair-minded, highly qualified judges to the federal judiciary. During the Trump…

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Campaigns
The United States Supreme Court building also known as The Marble Palace in Washington, DC.

Earthjustice Action, League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, and Sierra Club Announce Six-Figure Ad Buy Urging Senate to Confirm President Biden’s Judicial Nominees

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Earthjustice Action, League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (LCVEF), and the Sierra Club announced a six-figure digital ad campaign urging key U.S. Senators to continue confirming President Joe Biden’s judicial nominees as quickly as possible. The effort highlighted…

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Action Alert

Tell Your Senators to Confirm Judicial Nominees Today and Help Protect Our Waters

The United States Supreme Court recently ruled that more than half of the 118 million acres of wetlands in the U.S. are no longer protected by the Clean Water Act, putting precious habitats and water resources at risk. Wetlands are…

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The United States Supreme Court building also known as The Marble Palace in Washington, DC.

It’s Time for an Ethics Code for the Supreme Court

Photo by: Nick Wolf | Earthjustice Action Blog by: Geoff Nolan | Earthjustice Action It’s another day and another ethics scandal for the United States Supreme Court. Recently, ProPublica published a bombshell report detailing the ethical lapses of another justice…

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Tell Your Senators to Confirm Judicial Nominees Today!

President Biden has made it a priority to nominate more people to the federal bench from underrepresented backgrounds in terms of race, gender, and professional experience and continues to deliver on this promise. Thus far, 129 exceptional Biden judges have…

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100 Days of Environmental Attacks Under the Republican-Controlled Congress

By: Geoffrey Nolan After 100 days of controlling the U.S. House of Representatives, House Republicans haven’t been shy about showing their cards. Whether it was Speaker Kevin McCarthy caving to a list of demands from the radical right to become…

Congress, Environmental Protections, Laws, Legislation
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Press Release

Earthjustice Action Slams Biden Administration’s Approval of the Willow Project

WASHINGTON, DC—This week the Biden Administration approved ConocoPhillips’ Willow Project, a massive drilling project in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. When completed, the project will have a staggering climate impact and emit an estimated 260 million metric tons of greenhouse gases…

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Action Alert environmental protections

Tell Congress to Stop Attacking Clean Water Protections!

We all know that water is the foundation of life, and we must do everything we can to protect it. Instead of protecting our water resources, Congressional Republicans are attempting to roll back the Biden Administration’s clean water protections to…

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