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April 2, 2018 | In the News: New Yorker

Scott Pruitt’s Dirty Politics

Lisa Evans, Senior Administrative Counsel, Earthjustice: “The atmosphere was confident to the point of snarkiness. It was, like, ‘We are getting a new rule, and we wrote the playbook for the E.P.A. on it.’ ”

March 15, 2018 | In the News: Inside Climate News

EPA Environmental Justice Adviser Slams Pruitt's Plan to Weaken Coal Ash Rules

Lisa Evans, Senior Administrative Counsel, Earthjustice: "The data clearly show that nationwide we have a significant problem. Consistently, what I see at these coal ash dumps is an indication that they are leaking, which confirms what we had suspected before the data came out. Most of the sites are unlined, and there are effectively no barriers to stop the hazardous contaminants from leaking into underlying groundwater."

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