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July 20, 2017 | Action Alert

Our marine monuments and sanctuaries are under attack

Our marine sanctuaries and monuments conserve treasured places within our oceans and Great Lakes. Don’t let the Trump administration open these areas up for destructive oil and gas drilling, undersea mining, and commercial fishing.

July 20, 2017 | In the News: Mother Jones

Coal Ash: Coming to a Town Near You?

Lisa Evans, Senior Administrative Counsel, Earthjustice: “This is the injustice of it all. Building a landfill is 19th century technology. The money [utility companies save] amounts to pennies.”

July 19, 2017 | In the News: San Francisco Chronicle

Feds Probe West Oakland Development For Racial Bias On Pollution

Adenike Adeyeye, Senior Researcher & Policy Analyst, Earthjustice: “Even as the community was saying 'this isn’t what we want, and we don’t want more truck traffic,' the city was pursuing that avenue. Being exposed to a lot of exhaust from trucks affects people’s entire systems — heart, lungs, brain — and can have devastating impacts.”

July 19, 2017 | In the News: Grunion Gazettes

Ports Release Aggressive, Expensive Clean Air Action Plan

Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “The mayors laid out a bold vision for what they expect. What people are going to look at is, ‘does this plan live up to this vision?’ You have to have a way to measure success; otherwise it’s another policy plan that could be dismissed at the whim of future harbor commissions. Emissions commitment are important.”

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