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August 10, 2013 | Video

This Is How Asthma Feels

Millions of Americans suffer from asthma. However, most people don't know how brutal it is to live with the disease. Breathing is a fundamental right, yet every day air pollution affects our right to breathe clean air.

June 22, 2017 | In the News: Michigan Radio

What EPA Budget Cuts Could Mean For Low-Income And Minority Communities

Lisa Garcia, VP of Litigation for Healthy Communities: “It would be a shame to get rid of the one office that is in touch with people, that understands what the potential burdens are of our bad environmental decisions. ... you would lose communication with so many communities, who you’re supposed to represent. Because they can’t get on their private jets, or go to D.C. every time you have a meeting on oil, or coal, or climate.”

June 21, 2017 | Blog Post

Scott Pruitt's Deadly Delays

Scott Pruitt is delaying key rules that protect our health and environment. For every delay, lives are lost.

June 20, 2017 | In the News: Grist

The Unsustainable Whiteness of Green

Chas Lopez, Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, Earthjustice: “When we’re representing people, we need to make sure we’re mindful and respectful and acknowledge that history of a lack of trust — based on the way that these organizations or communities feel like they’d been treated in the past.”

June 19, 2017 | Blog Post

A Mom’s Battle Against Ozone

Afton Surwillo is part of a broad coalition of moms, doctors and faith leaders speaking out against congressional efforts to weaken clean air protections.

June 15, 2017 | In the News: TIME Magazine

Why California's Climate Change Fight Is Also About Public Health

Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "In California, we need to address our climate pollution problem, and we need to address our air quality problem. The goals go hand in hand. We need to drastically decrease the amount of fossil fuels we combust. ... LA is kind of the perfect place to become the electric vehicle capital of the world: we have lots of passenger vehicles, we have lots of transit buses. Electrification of our transportation sector is critical."

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