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May 15, 2017 | Legal Document

CCR Rule Petition Cover Letter

Legal petition that industrial polluters filed that seeks to do away with most of the EPA’s environmental safeguards for coal ash

May 15, 2017 | Legal Document

Utility Solid Waste Activities Group Petition

Polluters’ Petition for Reconsideration seeks to do away with most of the EPA’s environmental safeguards for coal ash, which is the toxic waste left over from coal-burning power plants.

March 29, 2017 | In the News: New Yorker

Donald Trump And The Myth Of The Coal Revival

Lisa Garcia, VP of Litigation for Healthy Communities, Earthjustice: “They [the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency] are the watchdog. You can argue that they weren’t the best at it, but even a bad watchdog is better than no watchdog.”

March 17, 2017 | In the News: ElObservador

Groups Ask Judge to Force EPA to Probe Discrimination

Suzanne Novak, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “They dismissed the complaint but they still did not do what they were supposed to, which was rule upon the issues raised in the complaint about the disparate environmental impacts it would have on this community of color.”

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