The Latest On: Healthy Communities
Richmond City Council and Levin Terminal Reach Monumental Settlement to Phase Out Handling of Coal and Petcoke in the City By 2026
Radio interview with Ashley Bennett, Attorney, Northwest Regional Office, Earthjustice, on the Owens-Brockway glass recycling plant in Portland
Adrian Martinez, Attorney, California Office, Earthjustice: “Whenever we see this spike in fine particulate pollution, people point to the weather. What some of that explanation misses is that impact of some of the urban areas where people live, and glosses over the specific solutions that could be pursued to curb emissions.”
Adrian Martinez, Attorney, California Regional Office, Earthjustice: "This just makes what was an already bad situation worse from an air pollution perspective."
Byron Chan, Attorney, Community Partnerships Program, Earthjustice: “They’ve barely done anything for the past 30 years. It’s like if you never went to the dentist, and the first time you went to the dentist you were 55 and racked up a super expensive charge — but if you had been going to the dentist every six months for your entire life, you wouldn’t have had to be put in this situation in the first place.”
Greg Muren, Attorney, California Regional Office, Earthjustice: “The Clean Air Act requires EPA to step in and develop a plan of its own that will actually work. EPA should follow through on its stated commitment to environmental justice and give residents the bare minimum that they deserve: air that is safe to breathe.”
Becca Curry, Colorado Policy Advocate, Earthjustice: “Suncor is really the biggest emission source within this industrial sector.”