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June 22, 2017 | Legal Document

BP Air Permit Cherry Point Refinery Appeal Notice

Short and Plain Statement Showing Grounds for Appeal
The Permit is contrary to contrary to state and federal Clean Air Act requirements and regulations requiring BACT for nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxides and greenhouse gases, and is arbitrary and capricious because it is not supported by the record before the Department of Ecology. The Permit is also contrary to law in that it failed to adequately respond to the finding of adverse effects by the National Park Service and failed provide required public notice and comment on the issue of adverse impacts to area National Parks as determined and found by the National Park Service.

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 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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