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October 21, 2014 | Feature

Map: Oil Refineries in the United States

Everyone has the right to breathe clean air—and that right is being denied to millions of Americans living in the shadows of nearly 150 oil refineries across the United States. Are you one of 7 million at risk? Find the oil refinery near you.

October 10, 2014 | Blog Post

Healthy Communities: EPA’s “Unfinished Business”

At Earthjustice, where I lead the organization’s Healthy Communities portfolio, I strive to look at communities holistically, thinking about identifying the different pathways to improving quality of life.

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.