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The Latest On: Oil and Gas

March 11, 2021 | In the News: Desert Sun

South Los Angeles oil wells worry neighbors, spark lawsuit

Angela Johnson Meszaros, Managing Attorney, Community Partnerships Program, Earthjustice: "Most fundamentally what the community is saying is that these wells put us at risk, they put our families at risk, and they are demanding that the protections in the law are used to protect them... The law is really clear: you've got a mandatory duty to do it."

March 9, 2021 | In the News: Bloomberg

Interior Department Begins Review of Oil, Gas Leasing Program

Drew Caputo, Vice President of Litigation, Earthjustice: “The federal oil and gas leasing program needs serious reform if America is going to address climate change. Nearly 25% of this country’s climate-cooking emissions come from fossil fuels pumped or mined from lands and waters that belong to all Americans. This is unsustainable.”

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