Led by a major coal producer and by Big Oil, polluters have attacked the most recent protections the EPA established to fight ozone, or smog, pollution. They’ve even gone after the Clean Air Act itself.
The remote high desert south of Bonanza, Utah (population: 1) is a long way from Paris, France in more than distance.
However, the two places are linked. How the Obama administration responds to a precedent setting proposal in Utah poses a key test for the president’s climate commitments ratified in Paris last year.
Legal Document: Federal Court Rejects A Nevada County’s Attempt To Claim Road On Federal Public Lands
Proyecto para Port Everglades Podría Repetir Destrucción Ambiental Causada por Dragado del Puerto de Miami
Teresa Baker is the founder of African American National Parks Event, a nationwide initiative to encourage African Americans to get outdoors, explore the national parks and join the conservation movement. Below, Earthjustice talks to Teresa about what all of us – the parks and environmental organizations – can do better.