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January 19, 2021 | Article

Until the Earth Thrives, We Will Never Rest

After four years of fighting the worst administration for the environment in this country’s history, we have the opportunity to repair and rebuild.

January 15, 2021 | In the News: Sun Sentinel

Environmentalists challenge EPA change that allows Florida to control wetlands development

Tania Galloni, Managing Attorney, Florida Office, Earthjustice: “EPA is lowering the bar to allow a state, for the first time, to run the federal wetlands program without meeting federal standards. Developers have called this the ‘holy grail’ because it would make it easier, faster and cheaper for them to get permits for big projects with less oversight and accountability for environmental impacts.”

January 13, 2021 | In the News: Grist

In the shadow of Amazon, resistance takes root in San Bernardino

Yasmine Agelidis, Attorney, California Office, Earthjustice: “The pandemic has created this boom in retail that’s just made it a lot worse, and this impact is particularly felt by black and brown communities who are also being hit the hardest by COVID-19. This case — it’s fundamentally about human health, and it’s really about protecting people in a part of the country that has literally the worst air quality in the nation.”

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