Lawsuits

We are constantly working to uncover the unlawful actions taken by the Executive Branch, and bring legal action on behalf of the Americans who are harmed. Take a look at our most recent work:

Demanding Interior Department’s Inspector General Investigate Opening of National Parks Without Adequate Staff During Shutdown

We and the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) demanded that the Office of Inspector General of the Department of the Interior (DOI) open an investigation into DOI’s reckless and unlawful decision to endanger lives and treasured public spaces by keeping the National Park System open without adequate staffing and services during the longest government shutdown in America’s history.

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Union of Concerned Scientists et al. v. EPA

Fighting the Trump Administration's attempts to exacerbate global climate change by taking cleaner, cheaper, and safer cars off the roads.

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Demanding an investigation into illegal propaganda at the EPA

We and Restore Public Trust sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Inspector General, requesting an immediate investigation into the illegal use of agency resources for covert propaganda.

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Uncovering industry influence over the Made in America Advisory Committee

We filed a lawsuit against the Interior Department to unearth communications between government officials and industry representatives involved in the industry-laden Made in America Advisory Committee

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Uncovering the politicization and mismanagement of grant decisions

We filed a lawsuit against the Interior Department to investigate the politicization of grant decisions and the role played by an inexperienced Zinke ally leading the process.

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Natural Resources Defense Council v. Department of Energy

Fighting the Department of Energy's attempts to undermine energy efficiency test procedures designed to protect consumers and the environment, on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council

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