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July 20, 2001 | Press Release

Unchecked Incinerator Pollution Underscores Pervasive Problem

While the Environmental Protection Agency flounders with a dysfunctional regulation program for air toxics, unchecked pollution threatens Americans' health. To address EPA's regulatory lapse, Earthjustice filed today the fifth of seven lawsuits against EPA on behalf of Sierra Club.

July 18, 2001 | Press Release

Earthjustice Lawsuit Challenges EPA's Failure to Crack Down on Supertoxins

Continuing to stress the need for stronger and timelier implementation of clean air safeguards, Earthjustice today filed the third of seven lawsuits challenging the federal government's chronic failure to protect Americans from the health hazards of toxic air pollution.

July 17, 2001 | Press Release

Earthjustice Lawsuit Challenges EPA'S Failure to Control Hazardous Air Pollution in Cities

Responding to a rash of missed clean air deadlines, Earthjustice today filed the second of seven lawsuits challenging the federal government's chronic failure to protect Americans from the health hazards of toxic air pollution. Earthjustice represents Sierra Club in its second suit this week against the Environmental Protection Agency.

July 16, 2001 | Press Release

Earthjustice Lawsuits Challenge Widespread Defects in Federal Toxics Program

Earthjustice today filed the first of seven lawsuits challenging the federal government's chronic failure to protect Americans from the health hazards of toxic air pollution. The defendant is the very agency tasked with providing such protection: the Environmental Protection Agency.

July 16, 2001 | Press Release

Clean Water Act Program Next Target of Bush Rollbacks

Reacting to a decision by the Bush administration to reconsider provisions of an important Clean Water Act program, Earthjustice called today's action another example of the Bush team trying to use backdoor tactics to derail important environmental protections in the United States.

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