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February 16, 2017 | In the News: Mother Jones

Trump Expected to Sign Executive Orders Hitting the EPA

Patti Goldman, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "A new president has to deal with the record and evidence and findings. If you take climate and the endangerment finding, that is a scientific finding that is upheld by the court. That finding has legal impacts. If there's a directive along those lines, there will have to be a process."

February 16, 2017 | Feature

Erasing Democracy

No one voted for dirtier air and water in the last election. But politicians in Washington, D.C., are now claiming a mandate to gut commonsense safeguards that protect our communities from harm—and in the process, are erasing the very rules that make our democracy work.

February 10, 2017 | In the News: Associated Press

On The Effluent Rule

Thomas Cmar, Staff Attorney, Coal Program: "The rules were essentially establishing a standard that was many years overdue, and I think the industry has quickly adopted it because they've recognized that [failure to address the coal ponds] is a practice that needs to end. This is a significant liability for these plants."

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