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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 23, 2014 | Blog Post

Court Victory Keeps Intact the Strands of the Clean Air Act

Another Win for Clean Air: The D.C. Circuit rejected an EPA attempt to give cities and counties with unhealthy levels of ozone pollution—or “smog”—extra time to reduce their air pollution. The Court also rejected EPA’s attempt to let some areas prematurely out of an important pollution control requirement designed to bring and keep smog levels down.

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