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June 7, 2021 | In the News: Capital & Main

Can California Avoid Another Toxic Waste Disaster?

Angela Johnson Meszaros, Managing Attorney, Community Partnerships, Earthjustice: “[Hazardous waste permits] are important because they are the foundation for compliance in monitoring, for compliance in enforcement, and for making sure facilities have up-to-to-date pollution control equipment.”

May 17, 2021 | Case

Protecting Children from Lead Hazards in Homes and Schools

Community advocacy and environmental organizations, represented by Earthjustice, successfully sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 2019 for failing to establish protective lead hazard standards for older housing and child-occupied facilities like schools and daycares.

March 11, 2021 | In the News: Desert Sun

South Los Angeles oil wells worry neighbors, spark lawsuit

Angela Johnson Meszaros, Managing Attorney, Community Partnerships Program, Earthjustice: "Most fundamentally what the community is saying is that these wells put us at risk, they put our families at risk, and they are demanding that the protections in the law are used to protect them... The law is really clear: you've got a mandatory duty to do it."