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August 10, 2013 | Video

This Is How Asthma Feels

Millions of Americans suffer from asthma. However, most people don't know how brutal it is to live with the disease. Breathing is a fundamental right, yet every day air pollution affects our right to breathe clean air.

October 13, 2020 | Legal Document

Petition for Reconsideration, MON Rule

Eleven community, scientist, environmental, and environmental justice groups represented by Earthjustice sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over a weak national emission rule for hundreds of chemical facilities whose pollution is linked to cancer. There groups also filed a petition for reconsideration with the EPA.

October 13, 2020 | Legal Document

MON Petition for Review, RISE St. James v US EPA

Eleven community, scientist, environmental, and environmental justice groups represented by Earthjustice sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over a weak national emission rule for hundreds of chemical facilities whose pollution is linked to cancer. The Miscellaneous Organic Chemical Manufacturing, or MON rule, regulates toxic emissions for about 200 chemical plants across the country. These plants emit over 7,400 tons a year of dangerous air pollutants, including at least 2,000 pounds of ethylene oxide, an aggressive carcinogen.

October 9, 2020 | Feature

Toxic Legacy

After decades of pollution, a community faces unexpected — and unprecedented — opposition from the Department of Justice.

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