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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.

October 6, 2015 | Blog Post

A Fight Worth Fighting: Waste Incineration in Puerto Rico

The proposed construction of a 2,100-ton-per-day municipal solid waste incinerator on the north coast of Puerto Rico is involving communities in a fight to demonstrate that waste incineration is a bad idea for the island.

October 6, 2015 | Blog Post

Pope Francis Calls for Climate Action

The pope visited Washington, D.C., last month with a message on the importance of caring for our “common home” by reducing the impacts of climate change.

September 30, 2015 | Blog Post

Feds Seek Informants on Duke's Spreading Coal Ash Threats

Duke Energy, responsible for a massive coal ash spill in North Carolina last year, is finally opening up about pollution and structural problems at its other ash ponds nationwide, but the truth may need some more coaxing.

September 30, 2015 | Blog Post

EPA Updates 30-Year-Old Water Quality Standards

After 30-plus years of inaction, the EPA recently issued requirements that power plants use affordable, state-of-the-art technologies to reduce their pollution—or eliminate it where feasible.

September 29, 2015 | Legal Document

Court Opinion: Overturning Approval of Weak Haze Pollution Plan for Pennsylvania

On Petition for Review of Final Agency Action of the U.S. EPA (EPA-R03-OAR-2012-0002). The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturns the EPA's approval of a Pennsylvania plan that failed to protect parks and wilderness areas from haze pollution generated by power plants and factories.


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