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There may be no more primal instinct in humans than the fear of fire. It is hard-coded in our DNA. But what if an industry used that fear to sell something that not only doesn’t do much to protect people from fire, but is linked to a variety of serious health issues?

Earthjustice Vice President of Litigation for Healthy Communities, Lisa Garcia

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This fall (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15), we celebrate the rich heritage and recognize the invaluable contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States. Throughout the U.S., Latinos are helping to advance our economy, improve our communities and better our country.

The Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, or MATS, regulate the pollution emitted by power plants like this one.

On Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a crucial case about regulating mercury and other toxic air pollution coming from coal-fired power plants. At stake is a very dangerous precedent that industry profits are more important than thousands of lives.

El ozono, o mejor conocido como smog, es un tipo de contaminación que se forma por las descargas de centrales eléctricas, fábricas, coches y camiones. Se le asocia a enfermedades de los pulmones y el corazón, miles de muertes anualmente y hasta 1 millón  de ausencias escolares.

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