Earthjustice

For The Defense Of Public Land And Energy Law Regulations

  • Amount
    $350,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/18/2017
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
Earthjustice is a public interest law organization that protects public health, preserves magnificent places and wildlife, and advances solutions to climate change. This grant will enable Earthjustice to hire new legal staff to defend clean energy gains and conservation protections for lands and waters in the West.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.earthjustice.org 
Address
50 California Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA, 94111, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
Founded in 1971, Earthjustice is a nonprofit environmental law organization that works to protect people’s health, to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, to advance clean energy, and to combat climate change via legal strategies and partnerships with tribes and hundreds of community organizations. A Western Conservation grantee, Earthjustice uses litigation and strategic communications to defend protected public lands and waters and bedrock environmental laws. (Western Conservation Substrategy: Defend Public Lands.)
for general operating support  
Providing legal support for the conservation community, Earthjustice has been instrumental in defending legal challenges to the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate local air pollution and greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act. In 2012 and 2013, Earthjustice will continue its advocacy work, along with other climate, public health, and conservation priorities.
for general operating support  
Providing legal support for the conservation community, Earthjustice has been instrumental in defending legal challenges to the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate local air pollution and greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act. In 2013, Earthjustice will continue its legal work and support other climate, public health, and conservation priorities. In addition, Earthjustice will explore partnerships with NGOs in India aimed at promoting clean energy and public health outcomes related to coal use in electricity production.

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