Wells Fargo Rejects Funding for Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Fairbanks, AK – Wells Fargo has released an update to its environmental policy on arctic drilling, which included no direct finance of oil and gas projects in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Continue reading

Constitution Pipeline Project Scrapped

New York, NY — One of the companies behind the Constitution Pipeline has reportedly abandoned the project, following a series of legal challenges by Earthjustice and our partners. The proposed 124-mile gas pipeline was slated to run through Pennsylvania and New York, threatening water quality, wildlife, and public health. Continue reading

JPMorgan Chase Announces It Will Stop Funding Arctic Drilling

Fairbanks, Alaska—The Gwich’in Nation of Alaska and Canada applaud the decision by JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States, to rule out financing new oil and gas drilling on sacred lands of the Gwich’in that is in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Continue reading

Washington State Moves Towards Banning Bottled Water Extraction

Washington State Senate approves legislation to stop all new permits for bottled water withdrawals

Olympia, WA – On February 18th, the Washington State Senate passed a bill that would, “ban water withdrawals for commercial bottled water production.” Continue reading