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September 28, 2018 | Legal Document

ACRE Title VI Complaint

The Alabama Department of Public Health and the Lowndes County Health Department face a federal civil rights complaint that alleges both agencies discriminated against African American residents of Lowndes County, Ala.

September 21, 2018 | Legal Document

Petition for Review: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants From the Portland Cement Manufacturing Industry Residual Risk and Technology Review

Pursuant to Clean Air Act § 307(b)(1), 42 U.S.C. § 7607(b)(1), Rule 15 of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, and D.C. Circuit Rule 15, Downwinders at Risk and Sierra Club hereby petition this Court for review of the final action of Respondents U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, announced in a Federal Register notice published at 83 Fed. Reg. 35,122 (July 25, 2018) and titled “National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants From the Portland Cement Manufacturing Industry Residual Risk and Technology Review.”

September 4, 2018 | From the Experts

Kavanaugh Guided by Industry, Not Rule of Law

We agree with the Heritage Foundation on this point: Let’s assess Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s record using the “Schumer Standard.” That’s exactly why the Senate should reject him.

September 4, 2018 | Legal Document

Summary: Judge Kavanaugh’s U.S. EPA Cases Explained

The Heritage Foundation, recently argued that Judge Kavanaugh was not a predictable vote for industry polluters, but the record tells a very different story. A review of all 26 of his written opinions, concurrences, and dissents involving the Environmental Protection Act reveals that he almost always takes the side resulting in more pollution and opposes the result that would lead to more clean air, clean water and public protections.

August 31, 2018 | Legal Document

Joint NGO Comments Bad Neighbor Rule

Comments of Earthjustice, Sierra Club, Appalachian Mountain Club, Environmental Defense Fund, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Environmental Law And Policy Center, Clean Air Task Force, Downwinders At Risk, NAACP, and Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services on EPA’s Proposed Bad Neighbor Rule

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