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Due To Covanta’s Continuous ‘Pink Smoke’ Air Violations The Ironbound Community Urges NJ AG To Investigate And Take Enforcement
Angela Johnson Meszaros, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "It’s an astounding victory. It really does highlight what it looks like when the community turns out and demands better. And good on the Glendale City Council for letting better happen."
Angela Johnson Meszaros, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: “South LA deserves the same kinds of protections that predominantly white communities already had.”
Angela Johnson Meszaros, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "California setting this pathway toward 100 percent clean energy has had important and profound impacts, and it also shows the ways in which California has not been as bold. The CEC essentially let Calpine decide if the application would continue through the process.”
Angela Johnson Meszaros, Managing Attorney, Community-Based Initiatives, Earthjustice: “Who gets to make the decisions about how clean is clean and how much risk is too much risk? Whose interest gets centered in the decision-making about how we’re going to deal with these very real issues? I think that the balance is tipped toward industry, toward developers, toward the concept of risk management.”