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October 6, 2014 | Blog Post

20 Years, Yet EPA Still Fails to Protect Us From Polluting Incinerators

Recognizing the threat incinerators pose to public health, Congress directed the EPA to set strict limits on all waste-burning incinerators by 1994. Twenty years later, EPA has only set pollution limits for 106 of the about 15,000 total facilities across the country.

October 3, 2014 | Reference

Declaration of Becky Bornhorst

Becky is a resident of DeSoto, TX, and a board member of Downwinders at Risk, a grassroots citizens group organized to oppose cement plant pollution in North Texas.

October 3, 2014 | Legal Document

Environmental Opening Brief

Opening brief in challenge to EPA's standards for incinerators, kilns, and other waste burning units.

October 2, 2014 | Feature

Latino Voices on Climate Change

An overwhelming majority of Latinos in the United States want strong presidential action to curb the threat of climate change. Listen to the voices of just a few Latino leaders who are demanding change.

September 30, 2014 | Legal Document

Spruce Mine Opinion

Federal Court Upholds EPA Veto of Spruce Mountaintop Removal Mine

September 11, 2014 | Reference

EPA Response on Coal Ash FOIA

The U.S. EPA responded to a Freedom of Information Act request on data related to more than 400 coal ash ponds and landfills across the country

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