The Latest On: Healthy Communities
Huge U.P. Mine Opposed by Wisconsin Tribe was Approved Despite Major Concerns From Regulators, Records Show
Janette Brimmer, Attorney, Northwest Regional Office, Earthjustice: "That's the million-dollar question: What changed? Nothing changed. Nothing changed on the ground. The data didn't change. Nothing changed other than, presumably, the politics."
Over 80 groups urge Gov. Cuomo to sign Senate bill S5343 and ban brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos
Grupos Entablan Demanda Contra la EPA de Trump Por Negar Prohibición de Un Pesticida Nocivo para El Cerebro
David Henkin, Attorney, Earthjustice: “This case pits those who are committed to the protection of life-giving, clean water against the Trump administration and polluting industries that want free rein to use groundwater as a sewer to dump their waste and toxic discharges into our nation’s lakes, rivers and oceans.”
Emma Cheuse, Attorney, Earthjustice: “The facts are clear. Communities of color and low-income earners in Louisiana, Texas, West Virginia, and other parts of Illinois are facing the same or greater threats of cancer as are the people in Willowbrook, Illinois. EPA has to strengthen protections against toxic chemicals in these communities. These communities are calling on EPA to do its job.”