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March 18, 2020 | Report

El Problema Secreto de la EPA es Revelado

Earthjustice y el Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) publicaron una investigación conjunta que muestra cómo la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de la administración Trump viola regularmente la Ley de Control de Sustancias Tóxicas (o TSCA, por sus siglas en inglés) que regula la fabricación, el uso y la distribución de productos químicos. Desde agosto de 2016 hasta abril de 2019, Earthjustice y EDF revisaron en detalle más de 200 solicitudes nuevas, así como todos los avisos publicados por la EPA para informar al público sobre el recibo de un equivalente de 1.700 solicitudes entre 2016 y principios de 2020.

March 17, 2020

Nathan Park

Nathan Park is a legislative assistant with the Policy & Legislative team in Washington, D.C.

Nathan (he/they) joined the Earthjustice team as a Legislative Assistant in March 2020 where he works with the Healthy Communities and Access to Justice teams. Prior to his time at Earthjustice, Nathan worked at the National Housing Conference, where he focused on homelessness and the intersection of housing and the climate crisis. Nathan has also worked at the Alliance to Save Energy and the Low Income Investment Fund.

March 17, 2020

Jake Kornack

Jake Kornack is a legislative assistant who supports PAL’s Climate and Energy and Lands, Wildlife, and Oceans Teams. Prior to Earthjustice, Jake was a legislative intern for Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) where he worked on climate and energy-related matters. He also previously interned with Senator Jeff Merkley’s (D-OR) environmental team. He worked as an energy consultant with Dandelion Energy, a Google X spin-off that specialized in geothermal energy systems.

March 16, 2020 | Feature

The Long and Winding Swim

The Pacific Northwest was home to one of the greatest salmon runs in the world — until four massive dams began restricting passage from the ocean to freshwater streams. Now, it’s up to communities in the region to work together, and to local elected leaders to join them.

March 16, 2020

Ebony Miranda

Ebony Miranda is an office assistant with the Northwest office in Seattle.

March 16, 2020 | Letter

Comments on Changes to Proposed Advanced Clean Truck Regulation

This letter is a follow-up to CARB’s February 20th workshop on proposed changes to the Advanced Clean Truck Regulation. At the December 12th Board hearing, a groundswell of public commenters urged CARB not to squander the rule’s potential to alleviate one of the largest pollution burdens in frontline communities. Consequently, a majority of Board Members directed Staff to strengthen the rule, ensure its consistency with the State’s air and climate targets, and accelerate benefits for disadvantaged communities.