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April 13, 2020 | From the Experts

Air Pollution Makes COVID-19 More Deadly

Staff Scientist Rashmi Joglekar explains how a new Harvard study adds to a growing pile of evidence that we must enforce stricter regulations on toxic emissions to save lives.

April 13, 2020 | In the News: Marie Claire

The Women Fighting to Save the World

Abigail Dillen, President, Earthjustice: Right now, in a time when we’re arguing over basically what the facts are in the news, the courts are this remaining venue where you can have really fact-based fights about what the future should look like.”

April 9, 2020 | In the News: Earth Island Institute

EPA’s Enforcement Shutdown During Pandemic Puts Americans At Risk

Patrice Simms, VP of Litigation for Healthy Communities, Earthjustice: “This is really a moment when the agency should be taking a pause, stepping back, focusing on immediate concerns of making sure people are well protected, that people are cared for, that people are not experiencing additional exposures to pollution at a time when they are also being challenged by everything that’s going on with respect to COVID.”

April 7, 2020 | In the News: Curbed

Breathe Cleaner Air Everywhere

Adrian Martinez, Attorney, California Regional Office, Earthjustice: The best climate strategy is to meet clean-air standards. That would be a fundamental shift from a combustion-focused society to zero-emissions everywhere.”

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