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April 30, 2015 | Blog Post

The Good, the Bad and the Smoggy

It’s that time of year again when the American Lung Association (ALA) releases its State of the Air report, which tells you whether your air is healthy … or harmful. Just go to the website, enter your zip code and hold your breath!

The Clean Air Act has been wildly successful in cleaning up air pollution. In fact, this year’s report shows a steady decline in dirty air in much of the United States. But there’s still more to do.

April 30, 2015 | Legal Document

Chlorpyrifos Ban: Technical Comments

Farmworker and Conservation Comments on Chlorpyrifos Revised Human Health Risk Assessment. Submitted by Earthjustice, Farmworker Justice, Natural Resources Defense Council, Pesticide Action Network, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation, Farm Labor Organizing Committee, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste, United Farm Workers on EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0850

April 29, 2015 | Blog Post

Coalition Calls for EPA to Protect the Health of Southern California Residents

The American Lung Association released its annual “State of the Air Report” today, chronicling the worst places in the county to breathe. Not surprisingly, Los Angeles again tops the list for most smog- and soot-choked air.  This is a sad reality for the people who call the region home, those who are raising their families here, and those who work to fight the pollution that often makes breathing a daunting task.

April 29, 2015 | Feature

The Rally For Seattle and The Arctic

One April Sunday, more than a thousand people came together to march against Arctic drilling and the Port of Seattle’s backdoor deal with Shell Oil’s drilling fleet—and for a better future.

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