A victory for Brooklyn communities and climate justice; Public Service Commission decision denies National Grid’s proposal to build the unnecessary fracked gas vaporizers in North Brooklyn, following a three-year fight
For over a decade, the South Coast Air Quality Management District has enabled the oil industry to pollute communities of color by giving major stationary sources a free pass on compliance with section 185 of the Clean Air Act.
Kristen Boyles, Managing Attorney, Northwest Regional Office: “For years, the railroads have fought all kinds of basic safety regulations — modern braking systems, stronger tank cars for explosive materials, even information about what’s on trains passing through communities — based on an argument that it simply costs too much to protect our lives, health, and…
Five community groups respond to Ajax in a final briefing before the Genesee County Circuit Court. The groups are appealing a decision by Michigan’s environmental agency to allow the Ajax corporation to install a toxic asphalt plant in a predominantly Black, low-income, and environmentally overburdened neighborhood.
Fifty environmental, Indigenous, and justice organizations sent a letter to House Natural Resources Committee Chair Bruce Westerman, Ranking Member Raúl Grijalva, and the members of the committee urging for strong mining reforms to protect people and special places from the environmental and health impacts of poorly regulated mining.
Testimony of Raul Garcia, Legislative Director for Healthy Communities, Earthjustice, before the United States House of Representatives Joint Energy, Climate, and Grid Security Subcommittee and Environment, Manufacturing, and Critical Materials Subcommittee Legislative Hearing: “Unleashing American Energy, Lowering Energy Costs, and Strengthening Supply Chains.”