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April 16, 2020 | Explainer

Danger in the Air

Earthjustice is defending the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards — a rule that saves up to 11,000 people from early deaths each year.

April 14, 2020 | In the News: Grist

Regulating While Sheltering

Patrice Simms, Vice President for Healthy Communities, Earthjustice: “The simple truth is that this is not the time to be cutting public health regulations — during a public health crisis.”

April 9, 2020 | In the News: Earth Island Institute

EPA’s Enforcement Shutdown During Pandemic Puts Americans At Risk

Patrice Simms, VP of Litigation for Healthy Communities, Earthjustice: “This is really a moment when the agency should be taking a pause, stepping back, focusing on immediate concerns of making sure people are well protected, that people are cared for, that people are not experiencing additional exposures to pollution at a time when they are also being challenged by everything that’s going on with respect to COVID.”

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