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July 15, 2016 | Blog Post

Two Political Trainwrecks in the Making

The House and Senate are packing their environmental budget bills with poison pill riders that would harm America’s air, water and wildlife.

July 7, 2016 | Blog Post

The Price of Pork

A new report sheds light on the severity of North Carolina’s pig waste problems. (Spanish language version available.)

June 9, 2016 | Legal Document

Complaint for Declaratory and Injuctive Relief Fairbanks Air Quality

Fairbanks has the worst episodic fine-particulate matter (“PM-2.5”) pollution in the nation—“worse than Los Angeles, Milwaukee and Detroit combined,” a local newspaper put it. See Exhibit 1 (Amanda Bohman, Air pollution in North Pole worse than Los Angeles, Milwaukee and Detroit combined, Fairbanks News Miner (May 27, 2016)). Defendants have known about Fairbanks’s PM-2.5 problem for half a decade at least, but they have repeatedly failed to take action mandated by the Clean Air Act.

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