The Latest On: Healthy Communities
Kylie Wager Cruz, Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office, Earthjustice: “A lot of the major spraying operations were occurring right next to Native Hawaiian communities, include Hawaiian homestead residences on Molokai and West Kauai. It’s very important that the EPA takes a really close look at the Department of Agriculture’s practices to make sure there are no discriminatory impacts to Native Hawaiian communities.”
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.”
Suzanne Novak, Attorney, Northeast Office, Earthjustice: “The EPA’s current guidelines do not include a commitment to set a drinking water standard, even for a subset of PFAS chemicals that even manufacturers agree are dangerous.”
The below-signed organizations, committed to the protection and restoration of America’s Everglades, respectfully request that Governor DeSantis veto House Bill 7103.
Suncor’s Hydrogen-Cyanide Emissions Exceeded Permit Last Year; Colorado Now Weighing Refinery’s Request To Increase Limit
Joel Minor, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “It’s alarming that Suncor is emitting hydrogen cyanide above its permitted level, because the refinery is located next to predominantly Latino communities in north Denver and Commerce City that already suffer negative health outcomes because they bear a disproportionate burden of pollution from numerous sources.”