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October 1, 2014 | Feature

Everyone Has The Right To A Healthy Environment

In a teleconference, Vice President of Litigation for Healthy Communities Lisa Garcia discusses how Earthjustice is fighting to protect families and communities from issues they confront on a daily basis.

January 29, 2015 | Blog Post

Reducing Ozone is a Matter of Life and Death

The EPA needs to propose stronger ozone standards to reduce asthma attacks, but industry is erroneously claiming that tougher standards will hurt the economy.

January 22, 2015 | Blog Post

Hugs Laced with Pesticides

Elvia Vasquez, a former farmworker sickened while working in the fields of California, now educates farm laborers to prevent more poisonings.

December 12, 2014 | Blog Post

President Obama Earns "C" on Mountaintop Removal Mining Report Card

The mining industry and its allies have been crying long and hard since President Obama took office, but the other side of the story has not gotten nearly enough attention. The problem is not that President Obama has done too much to regulate coal mining; the problem is that he could do more—much more—to protect the families and communities of Appalachia.

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