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April 12, 2021 | In the News: Wired

Pandemic Lockdowns Did Cut Air Pollution — but With a Catch

Cyndhia Ramatchandirane, Staff Scientist, Fossil Fuels Program, Earthjustice: “The pandemic slowed some things down, but business as usual is still kind of happening. Facilities are still operating. Many communities, especially communities of color and low-income communities, continued to be impacted by emissions from fossil fuels and petrochemical facilities.”

March 29, 2021 | In the News: Texas Observer

In Houston, a Plan to Expand Interstate 45 Encounters Federal Pushback

Erin Gaines, Attorney, Fossil Fuels Program, Earthjustice: “The really important thing is that it’s about whether there’s a disparate impact. They may also be talking about intentional discrimination, but you don’t need intentional discrimination to violate Title VI in an administrative complaint. You need a disparate impact.”

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