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Neil Gormley, Attorney, Earthjustice: “Scientists are well aware that those particulate matter standards are not sufficiently health-protective — that people are still dying by the thousands from particulate matter exposure, even though officially they live somewhere where the air quality standards are being met.”
New EPA Rules Aim to Reduce Toxic Emissions. But Many “Cancer Alley” Chemical Plants Won’t Have to Change.
Emma Cheuse, Attorney, Washington, D.C., Office: “Communities in the Gulf states need protection every day, not just on sunny days.”
Emma Cheuse, Attorney, Washington, D.C., Office: “It’s unbelievable that EPA is proposing to leave certain communities exposed to a level of cancer risk that is 2 to 3 times the level the EPA deems presumptively unacceptable.”