VP of Litigation Lisa Garcia discusses how Earthjustice works to protect families and communities from the wide range of pollution issues they confront on a daily basis.
Tens of thousands of Americans die every year because of dirty air. Hundreds of thousands more seek out care in hospital emergency rooms because of accidental poisonings, asthma attacks, and respiratory disease. Pollution from a host of sources contaminates waterways and workplaces, threatening our families and communities. For decades, Earthjustice has fought for the right of all to a healthy environment and to hold polluters accountable when they violate that right.
Earthjustice works at the local, regional, and national levels to strengthen protective standards for air and water pollution, reduce the levels of toxic chemicals in the environment, and secure strong worker protections.
Vice President of Litigation for Healthy Communities Lisa Garcia discusses how Earthjustice is fighting to protect families and communities from issues they confront on a daily basis.
Recorded on September 30, 2014.