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December 21, 2016 | In the News: Greentech Media

Arizona Vote Puts an End to Net Metering for Solar Customers

Michael Hiatt, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “It’s now up to the states to make greater advancements toward clean energy, Unfortunately, Arizona has numbered the days left for people to participate in a successful solar program. This decision casts serious doubts on the long-term viability of rooftop solar in Arizona.”

December 20, 2016 | In the News: The Intercept

Exxon Mobil Is Fighting To Keep Its Dangerous Chemicals In Children’s Toys

“As a political force, kids are no match for one of the world’s biggest chemical companies, and they’ll suffer for the lack of clout. While the CPSC fails to finalize its own rule, more and more kids are exposed to phthalates. The inaction 'speaks to the power of Exxon to frighten federal agencies away from doing their jobs,' as Earthjustice’s [Attorney Eve] Gartner put it.”

December 20, 2016 | In the News: Bloomberg BNA

EPA Bans 72 Chemicals From Pesticides, Unlikely to Affect Industry

Yana Garcia, Associate Attorney, Earthjustice: “EPA has recognized for years that consumers and users of pesticide products need more information about product ingredients in order to keep themselves and families safe, and in order to make better choices about whether to buy a particular product, and when and where to use it if they do. But EPA took action to remove these 72 ingredients because they are no longer in use. We hope that EPA can continue its efforts to remove ingredients in pesticides that it knows are toxic and still in use in hundreds of products across the country.”

December 19, 2016 | Press Release: Victory

Victory for the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans

Earthjustice celebrates President Obama’s decision to permanently protect most of the Arctic Ocean and important parts of the Atlantic from offshore drilling

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