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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.

June 7, 2016 | Feature

Fighting The Oakland Coal Nightmare

Developers, politicians and Utah coal barons want to bring the state’s largest coal export facility to West Oakland. Who schemed up the idea to send trainloads of coal to one of the most burdened neighborhoods in the area, and who is working to keep this nightmare from becoming a reality?

May 31, 2016 | Legal Document

Amicus Brief Against Exxon Air Violations in Baytown

Amicus Brief supporting appeal an appeal to reinstate a suit against ExxonMobil Corporation concerning thousands of air pollution violations at the company’s Baytown, Texas, oil refinery and chemical plant complex

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