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December 20, 2016 | In the News: Bloomberg BNA

EPA Bans 72 Chemicals From Pesticides, Unlikely to Affect Industry

Yana Garcia, Associate Attorney, Earthjustice: “EPA has recognized for years that consumers and users of pesticide products need more information about product ingredients in order to keep themselves and families safe, and in order to make better choices about whether to buy a particular product, and when and where to use it if they do. But EPA took action to remove these 72 ingredients because they are no longer in use. We hope that EPA can continue its efforts to remove ingredients in pesticides that it knows are toxic and still in use in hundreds of products across the country.”

December 9, 2016 | In the News: Public Now

Terminal Developer Sues City Of Oakland To Overturn Coal Ban Ordinance

Colin O'Brien, Attorney, Earthjustice: "Phil Tagami broke his promise to the people of Oakland that he would not try to ship coal through this terminal. The City of Oakland stood up to his pressure and used their legal authority to ban coal from being handled or stored in Oakland on the basis that it poses a substantial risk to the health and safety of Oaklanders.

December 6, 2016 | Press Release

Earthjustice Adds Policy Advocate In California

Erica Martinez, former policy consultant for California Assembly leadership, will focus on clean air and clean energy issues, as well as other environmental issues affecting the state

November 28, 2016 | Blog Post

A Bad Holiday Deal on New California Mega Warehouse

As online shopping heats up for the holiday season, we’re lifting the veil on the freight industry and communities’ campaigns to make major freight hubs like mega warehouses greener and cleaner.

November 14, 2016 | In the News: The Press Enterprise

Appeal Filed Over World Logistics Center In Moreno Valley

Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “The developer failed to address the diesel air pollution and other harms it will impose on the community. But, even more fundamentally, it violated an important California constitutional bar on private companies using the ballot process to pad their pockets.”

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