Regional Office

Gulf Office

Brad Zweerink / Earthjustice

Houston, Texas

Media Inquiries

Alexandria Trimble
Media Relations and Communications Strategist

Legal Assistance Inquiries

Contacto de Prensa

Robert Valencia
Estratega de Comunicaciones y Asuntos Públicos Hispanos/Latinos
(212) 845-7376

Who We Are

The Gulf Regional Office works with communities and other partners fighting for a healthy and just future in the Gulf. We work to cut pollution, end fossil fuel expansion, protect our region’s precious places and wildlife, transition to clean energy, and drive climate solutions that work for everyone.

Our Impact

Earthjustice represents Gulf and environmental groups in lawsuits against a proposed massive petrochemical complex in St. James Parish, Louisiana, and against the expansion of an oil and gas export terminal through a toxic Superfund site in Point Comfort, Texas. We stand alongside our hundreds of public-interest clients across the country, at the frontlines of the fight for justice and a healthy environment for all.

In recent years, Earthjustice and our partners have succeeded in:

Recent News
February 15, 2024 In the News: Sun Herald

Proposed military site in North Gulfport gets approval from Mississippi Court of Appeals

Rodrigo Cantú, Attorney, Gulf Office: “We are extremely disappointed with the court’s decision. This allows the Permit Board to endanger the health and safety of a historically black community by ignoring the possibility of storing explosive ammunition in a residential area.”

June 29, 2023 Press Release

Historic Black community in Gulfport Continues to Fight Against Ammunition Storage in their Neighborhood

The Mississippi State Permit Board failed in its duties when it rubber stamped the Port Authority’s plan to build a military facility near Black community, allowed unresolved concerns about the potential for explosives storage near homes, and ignored demands for more suitable locations for military Port facility