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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.

June 21, 2001 | Press Release

Court Asked to Order EPA Action on Imperial Valley Air Pollution

Earthjustice asked a federal court to order EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman to decide within 90 days whether Imperial Valley, CA must be reclassified under the Clean Air Act to a more serious air pollution category.