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November 12, 2014 | Legal Document

Belridge Complaint

Environmental groups and local residents, represented by Earthjustice, are suing the Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources for approving a massive number of new oil drilling permits in Kern County without analyzing the risks to air, water and public health, as required by law.

November 5, 2014 | Blog Post

Pesticides in the Air: A Farmworker’s Reality

Victorino’s story is part two in a weekly series of personal narratives from farm and agricultural workers, illustrating the need for stronger worker and safety protections against pesticide exposure. To get beyond the statistics of 10,000 to 20,000 pesticide poisonings on farms a year in this country, we go to the frontlines, beginning in California.

October 31, 2014 | Case

Fighting Smog in Los Angeles

Health and environmental groups are challenging the EPA's faulty approval of Los Angeles’ South Coast Air Quality Management District regional smog plan. The plan allows for filthy air, deferred emissions reductions and continued pollution in the nation’s most smog-polluted region.

October 31, 2014 | Legal Document

LA 1-Hour Ozone Plan 2012

Groups File Lawsuit to Fight Filthy Air in Los Angeles: Court filing