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The Fight for Clean Air

The Latest On: The Fight for Clean Air

August 10, 2013 | Video

This Is How Asthma Feels

Millions of Americans suffer from asthma. However, most people don't know how brutal it is to live with the disease. Breathing is a fundamental right, yet every day air pollution affects our right to breathe clean air.

December 23, 2015 | Legal Document

Ozone 2015: Petition for Review

Earthjustice, representing the Sierra Club, Physicians for Social Responsibility, West Harlem Environmental Action, Appalachian Mountain Club, and the National Parks Conservation Association, has filed suit to challenge the national ozone standards adopted in October 2015. The EPA’s standards are weaker than what medical experts have called for.

November 24, 2015 | Legal Document

Motion to Intervene on 2015 Ozone Standard; Murray Energy Corporation v. EPA

Earthjustice representing American Lung Association, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Physicians for Social Responsibility filed to oppose a major coal company’s challenge to stronger national ozone standards adopted last month. The EPA’s new standards were years overdue, and though they are weaker than the science-backed standards called for by medical experts, they are more protective than the standards they replaced and will help prevent many hundreds of hospital visits, asthma attacks, and deaths.

September 15, 2015 | Report

Report: Clearing Up the Smog

Earthjustice releases a report that exposes the deeply flawed economic analysis being circulated by polluters to oppose more protective ozone standards. The findings show that industry has been exaggerating the cost of meeting stronger standards by more than 700% while ignoring major health and other benefits.

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