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December 14, 2018 | Legal Document

Complaint: Fairbanks Air Quality

The Fairbanks Northstar Borough (“Fairbanks” or “the Borough”) has the worst fine particulate matter (“PM-2.5”) air pollution in the nation — with levels spiking far in excess of the next most-polluted area and over twice the recommended limit for unhealthy air. Earthjustice is representing Citizens for Clean Air and Alaska Community Action on Toxics in this lawsuit seeking to hold EPA accountable for addressing air pollution.

December 14, 2018 | Action Alert

Stop attacks on our communities and wildlife

Anti-environment politicians in the House and Senate are racing against the clock to insert dangerous provisions targeting endangered species like the gray wolf, clean air and water, chemical safety, and public lands in must-pass end of year government funding legislation.

December 13, 2018 | Blog Post

A Stench That Sickens, and an EPA That Doesn’t Care

This holiday season, the Environmental Protection Agency intends to grant the wish of massive polluters to continue to release toxic emissions without reporting them. Defying recent directives from Congress and the second-highest court in the country, the EPA has proposed a rule that would continue to exempt large-scale factory farms from reporting requirements for pollution that is sickening rural communities.  

December 13, 2018 | Feature

Georgia at a Crossroads: A Report on Coal Ash

An in-depth report on how Georgia’s coal-fired power plants, after decades of unsafe disposal of coal ash, have severely polluted the underlying groundwater — and what we can do to protect our water.

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