The Latest On: Clean Air
Lisa Garcia, VP of Litigation for Healthy Communities: "We need to raise our voices in the coming months and years so that political leaders understand that our communities will not tolerate attacks to their health or their environment."
Neighborhood Groups File Federal Civil Rights Complaint Against The Colorado Department Of Transportation
Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “The developer failed to address the diesel air pollution and other harms it will impose on the community. But, even more fundamentally, it violated an important California constitutional bar on private companies using the ballot process to pad their pockets.”
Leaded fuel was banned from cars in the 70s, but airplanes still use it. Marianne Engelman Lado, Senior Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “Meanwhile, lead is spewing into the air.”