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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."

February 18, 2021 | Letter

Letter: Ironbound Community Corporation, Earthjustice, and the Vermont Law School Environmental Advocacy Clinic request to Newark Central Planning Board

On behalf of the Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC), Earthjustice and the Vermont Law School Environmental Advocacy Clinic request that the Newark Central Planning Board withhold approval of the application for planning permission submitted by Aries Newark LLC for the proposed sewage gasification facility at 400 Doremus Avenue because Aries’s application fails to address significant community and environmental concerns.

January 22, 2021 | Feature

Ironbound Unyielding

A Newark neighborhood takes on a toxic trash incinerator.

April 30, 2020 | Letter

Joint Letter re: Eligibility of New Jersey Waste Incinerators in State Renewable Portfolio Standard and Request for Meeting

The Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC), represented by Earthjustice and the Environmental Advocacy Clinic at Vermont Law School, and the New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance (NJEJA) request that the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) take immediate action to stop the purchase and sale of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) from New Jersey waste incinerators in violation of their Clean Air Act permits or other Federal or State environmental permits.

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