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February 10, 2016 | Feature

De La Granja A La Mesa

Juan Fernando Rodriguez Tellez viajó a Hill a convencer a los reguladores de la EPA para que protejan a los trabajadores agrícolas de los pesticidas. Esta es su historia.

February 10, 2016 | Feature

From Farm to Table

Juan Fernando Rodriguez Tellez came to Capitol Hill to persuade EPA regulators to protect farmworkers from pesticides. This is his story.

February 10, 2016 | Feature

Todo lo que Necesitas Saber Sobre el Metano

En vista de la creciente contaminación por metano, se ha vuelto imprescindible reducir las emisiones de metano para combatir el cambio climático y para construir comunidades más saludables.

February 2, 2016 | Fact Sheet

S.2446: Hoeven/Manchin Senate Bill Threatens Safety

The new Hoeven/Manchin coal ash bill removes, delays and weakens the public health and safety protections in EPA’s new coal ash rule completed in December 2014. Almost identical to the McKinley coal ash bill, S.2446 is said to “improve” the EPA rule—but that’s only if you are a utility who wants to delay cleanup of toxic ash, escape the new federal protective standards for drinking water.

January 28, 2016 | Blog Post

EPA to Weaken Civil Rights Protections Under Obama

The EPA’s Office of Civil Rights is trying to weaken civil rights protections through a new proposal that will negatively impact communities that suffer environmental discrimination.

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