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June 12, 2017 | In the News: Courthouse News

Ninth Circuit Considers Pushing EPA for Revised Lead Guidelines

Hannah Chang, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “This is a case where it is egregious—it is extraordinary. This is for a poison where the effects are known, and EPA is not contesting that permanent harms are done from such exposure. Taking this amount of time is simply unacceptable. Those kids have already lived the first six years of their lives, which is when they are most vulnerable to lead, in these poison surroundings, unknowingly and with permanent brain damage as a result, and now EPA is asking for another six years, potentially more, to reach a final standard.”

June 9, 2017 | Action Alert

Fight Scott Pruitt's Toxic Water Rollback

Coal-fired power plants are the biggest source of water pollution in the country. Scott Pruitt has ordered that vital safeguards against these poisons be put on indefinite hold, stalling all progress on protecting our waterways and communities from this dangerous source of pollution.

June 9, 2017 | Action Alert

Tell the 194 Countries Committed to the Paris Agreement that You're Still In

Governors, mayors, businesses, investors, and universities across the country have started collaborating as never before to work toward the goals of the Paris Agreement. They're still in, and we are, too. Add your name and tell the 194 counties committed to the Paris Agreement that you, too, are still in.

June 9, 2017 | Action Alert

Stop the largest open-pit mine in North America from being built

Alaska's Bristol Bay is home to some of the most abundant salmon populations found anywhere in the world, a $1 billion fishing industry, and Native communities that have thrived on this resource for millennia. However, all this could be destroyed. We need your help to fight back.

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