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May 26, 2019 | In the News: The Denver Post

Suncor’s Hydrogen-Cyanide Emissions Exceeded Permit Last Year; Colorado Now Weighing Refinery’s Request To Increase Limit

Joel Minor, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “It’s alarming that Suncor is emitting hydrogen cyanide above its permitted level, because the refinery is located next to predominantly Latino communities in north Denver and Commerce City that already suffer negative health outcomes because they bear a disproportionate burden of pollution from numerous sources.”

May 6, 2019 | In the News: Pasadena Star News

‘Glaring failings’: Can Pasadena trust state regulators to clean up toxic naval site?

Angela Johnson Meszaros, Managing Attorney, Community-Based Initiatives, Earthjustice: “Who gets to make the decisions about how clean is clean and how much risk is too much risk? Whose interest gets centered in the decision-making about how we’re going to deal with these very real issues? I think that the balance is tipped toward industry, toward developers, toward the concept of risk management.”

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