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March 9, 2015 | Feature

Important Legal Issues Raised By National Mining Association v. EPA

This summer, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a critical case involving mercury and other toxic air pollution from coal-fired power plants. At stake are up to 11,000 lives a year, and a very dangerous precedent that industry profits are more important than people.

March 9, 2015 | Feature

At the Supreme Court: Profits Before People?

In the summer of 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a critical case involving mercury and other toxic air pollution from coal-fired power plants. Up to 11,000 lives hung in the balance, many of whom are from overburdened communities.

February 20, 2015 | Blog Post

Environmentalism Starts With Love

In recognition of Black History Month, Clean Energy Attorney Chinyere Osuala shares her story about how she became a black-female-vegan-environmentalist.

February 5, 2015 | Blog Post

A Disgusting Day to Breathe in L.A.

The Los Angeles region is currently experiencing dirty, filthy and downright disgusting air. It's time for stronger air regulations.

February 4, 2015 | Blog Post

Youth Rally for Cleaner Air

A sizable youth following made their voices heard at a public hearing in Sacramento on the EPA's proposed update to the ozone standard.

January 29, 2015 | Blog Post

Reducing Ozone is a Matter of Life and Death

The EPA needs to propose stronger ozone standards to reduce asthma attacks, but industry is erroneously claiming that tougher standards will hurt the economy.

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