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October 29, 2021 | In the News: The Hill

EPA to consider tighter air quality standards for smog

Marvin Brown, Attorney, Washington, D.C., Office: “The most recent science clearly shows that the current ozone standards are simply not strong enough to protect public health, or the crops, forests and ecosystems we depend on.”

October 28, 2021 | In the News: NBC News

Biden’s scaled-down spending bill has big upsides for climate fight

Abigail Dillen, President of Earthjustice: “When folks hear tax credits, they tend to think of only utilities and wind and solar power, which of course are hugely important. But this is a holistic package that accelerates clean energy across every sector of the economy.”

October 21, 2021 | Explainer

The Clean Water Case of the Century

The Supreme Court kept the Clean Water Act intact, dealing a major loss to the Trump administration and its pro-polluter agenda. The court's decision solidifies the Clean Water Act’s place as one of the nation’s most effective environmental laws.