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A child suffers from asthma. The new power plant could add to already problematic ozone levels. Ozone pollution causes premature death, asthma attacks and other breathing problems.
(Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
case March 25, 2014

Protecting Air Quality in California's Antelope Valley

Earthjustice is representing Desert Citizens Against Pollution, a group of Antelope Valley residents, in a lawsuit against the Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District over its decision to approve a large—570-megawatt—gas-fired power plant. The plant would be sited in Palmdale, CA, on the border of Lancaster. The air quality in the Antelope Valley is at…

A child suffering from asthma.
(Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
Article March 20, 2014

California Cities In Fracas Over Huge Gas-Fired Power Plant

Citizens of Lancaster, CA, fear air pollutants from the plant will harm children’s health.