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August 1, 2001 | Press Release

Senate Environment Committee Gives Nominee the Green Light

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted today to confirm Donald R. Schregardus of Ohio for the position of assistant administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance.

July 24, 2001 | Press Release

Landmark Victory for Public Health & the Environment

Earthjustice today secured a landmark victory for public health and the environment pertaining to critical clean air standards. In its ruling today, the United States Court of Appeals struck down as inadequate and unlawful EPA regulations for incinerators and cement kilns that burn hazardous waste.

July 23, 2001 | Press Release

EPA Skirts Responsibility, Fails to Report to Congress on Air Toxics Program

Challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's own failure to comply with the Clean Air Act, Earthjustice today filed the sixth of seven lawsuits against EPA on behalf of Sierra Club. Today's lawsuit addresses EPA's failure to report to Congress on its own progress -- and that of the States -- in implementing the Clean Air Act's air toxics provisions.

July 20, 2001 | Press Release

Judge Halts Army Training at Makua

A U.S. District Court in Hawai`i issued an order barring the U.S. Army from conducting live-fire training exercises at Makua Military Reservation (MMR) on O`ahu pending a final decision on whether the Army must prepare a comprehensive Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).