Library Search More Search Options Looking for more? Visit Career Opportunities to join our team at Earthjustice Visit Action Alerts for ways to get involved and take action Visit Our Team to meet Earthjustice's senior leadership and program staff Article December 1, 2023 That Deadly Fog in ‘The Crown’ Was Real. Here’s the Rest of the Story. In Netflix’s hit show on the royals, there’s an unbelievable story about air pollution. But the Great Smog of London was all too real — and still relevant today. Press Release November 30, 2023 EPA Announces Mandate to Replace All Lead Pipes Within 10 Years Updated Lead and Copper Rule will finally require removal of lead service lines that deliver drinking water to almost 22 million people in the U.S. feature April 5, 2023 The Mercury & Air Toxics Standards When coal is burned in the U.S., most of the mercury in the coal no longer spews into our air — thanks to a federal rule that Earthjustice and our clients fought for and continue to defend. Press Release May 11, 2023 EPA Proposes Rule to Reduce Harmful Mercury Emissions Ruining Minnesota’s Waters The rule would reduce taconite, or iron ore, mercury emissions from processing plants Press Release September 26, 2023 EPA Proposed Rule Leaves Trump-Era Air Toxics Loophole in Place The proposed rule fails communities by allowing polluters to dodge requirements to control and monitor the most toxic pollutants feature May 13, 2021 Special Report: The Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Three Americans living near power plants share how they will be harmed by the gutting of the Mercury & Air Toxics Standards. Press Release February 17, 2023 EPA Reaffirms Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Will Save Lives Reducing mercury and air toxins emissions has saved more than 11,000 lives and a stronger standard could prevent even more deaths feature November 2, 2023 What You Need To Know About Chlorpyrifos The neurotoxic pesticide harms children and the environment. feature November 2, 2023 Inside EPA’s Roadmap on Regulating PFAS Chemicals Toxic “forever chemicals” remain laxly regulated. Press Release April 5, 2023 EPA Moves to Strengthen Protections Against Toxic Power Plant Air Pollution The proposal strengthens a rule that has prevented between 4,200 and 11,000 premature deaths annually since 2016 Press Release October 31, 2023 Parties in Snake River Salmon Litigation Ask Court for More Time The notice will allow negotiations to continue Press Release October 25, 2023 House Republican Legislation Would Gut Protections for Critically Endangered Gulf of Mexico Rice’s Whales H.R. 6008 would leave in place a Trump-era biological opinion that fails to sufficiently protect Rice’s whales, leaving them highly vulnerable to oil spills and vessel strikes Article September 13, 2023 We’re Suing to Save the Great Salt Lake From Going to Dust If the lake continues to shrink, 2.5 million people could wind up breathing in toxic dust from the newly exposed lakebed. feature May 4, 2023 Toxic Coal Ash in Texas: Addressing Coal Plants’ Hazardous Legacy Coal ash is leaching unsafe levels of toxic pollutants into groundwater at 91% of coal plants. Texas has 80 coal ash dumpsites. Press Release: Victory December 13, 2022 Army Corps Must Reevaluate Toxic Dredging Project After Gulf and Environmental Groups’ Lawsuit Dredging Matagorda Bay to increase oil exports would have devastated the fishing community, increased climate pollution, and harmed public health Press Release: Victory July 18, 2023 Court Affirms Expanded Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Second federal appeals court protects Monument and the rare and beautiful plant and animal species that live there Press Release: Victory October 16, 2023 Fisheries Commission Rejects Female Horseshoe Crab Harvest Proposal for Delaware Bay Proposal would have had devastating impacts on the threatened red knot shorebird feature May 4, 2023 Toxic Coal Ash in Puerto Rico: The Hazardous Legacy of the AES-PR Coal Plant Applied Energy Services continues to contaminate the air, soil, and water in Puerto Rico with toxic coal ash.