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December 20, 2016 | In the News: The Intercept

Exxon Mobil Is Fighting To Keep Its Dangerous Chemicals In Children’s Toys

“As a political force, kids are no match for one of the world’s biggest chemical companies, and they’ll suffer for the lack of clout. While the CPSC fails to finalize its own rule, more and more kids are exposed to phthalates. The inaction 'speaks to the power of Exxon to frighten federal agencies away from doing their jobs,' as Earthjustice’s [Attorney Eve] Gartner put it.”

December 20, 2016 | In the News: Bloomberg BNA

EPA Bans 72 Chemicals From Pesticides, Unlikely to Affect Industry

Yana Garcia, Associate Attorney, Earthjustice: “EPA has recognized for years that consumers and users of pesticide products need more information about product ingredients in order to keep themselves and families safe, and in order to make better choices about whether to buy a particular product, and when and where to use it if they do. But EPA took action to remove these 72 ingredients because they are no longer in use. We hope that EPA can continue its efforts to remove ingredients in pesticides that it knows are toxic and still in use in hundreds of products across the country.”

December 19, 2016 | Press Release

Victory for the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans

Earthjustice celebrates President Obama’s decision to permanently protect most of the Arctic Ocean and important parts of the Atlantic from offshore drilling

December 19, 2016

Suzanne Novak

Suzanne Novak is a staff attorney at the Northeast office in New York.

December 16, 2016 | Blog Post

Environmental Justice Leaders to Stand Strong in the Trump Era

Three leaders who have spent years fighting for a healthier and more equitable environment for communities of color offered thoughts this month about the challenges the environmental justice movement might face under a Trump administration. 

By all indications, environmental protections will be under attack and the work to create more fairness and equity in sharing the burdens of pollution and the benefits of environmental protection will get tossed out as well.

December 16, 2016 | Feature

An Earthjustice Year In Pictures

In 2016, thanks to the generous investment and partnership of our supporters, more than one hundred Earthjustice attorneys pursued hundreds of legal cases on behalf of clients across the country. Take a look back at a few moments from Earthjustice’s work this year, from a community in Albany's South End to a Pacific island, from the halls of Capitol Hill to the court of law.

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