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The Right to Breathe

The Latest On: The Right to Breathe

July 17, 2014 | Blog Post

EPA Ears Filled With Toxic Refinery Stories

One sunny Wednesday in Wilmington, California, instead of spending the day at work or taking their kids to the beach, community members gathered to tell the Environmental Protection Agency what it is like living near large oil refineries.

March 5, 2014 | Blog Post

Burden of Proof

Louisianans take action to find out what's happening with their dirty neighbors—oil refineries—explains Molly Brackin of the Louisiana Bucket Brigade. Since 2000, the Louisiana Bucket Brigade has worked with communities throughout Louisiana that neighbor oil refineries and chemical plants, and are overburdened by pollution.

February 6, 2014 | Video

A Greener Economy

A recent study by the Department of Labor stated that transforming to a greener economy not only creates cleaner air, it's already created over 3 million jobs—with many more to come. So reducing the amount of mercury, carbon, smog and soot in our air, means a healthier economy, a healthier climate, and a lot more healthier kids.