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April 15, 2020 | Article

50 Years On, Earth Day’s Legal Legacy Looms Large

As Earth Day reaches a milestone anniversary, we're more committed than ever to building on the progress of the past while moving forward toward a healthy, sustainable future for all.

April 14, 2020 | In the News: Grist

Regulating While Sheltering

Patrice Simms, Vice President for Healthy Communities, Earthjustice: “The simple truth is that this is not the time to be cutting public health regulations — during a public health crisis.”

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 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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