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February 2, 2018 | Legal Document

Final Reply Brief Chemical Disaster Rule Delay

Final reply brief on behalf of a coalition of workers, scientists and community members near oil refineries and chemical facilities, to challenge the illegal delay of the Chemical Disaster Rule protections.

August 2, 2017 | Legal Document

Coalition Comments on Colorado's Suncor Refinery

The Suncor refinery in the Denver-metro area is one of the largest sources of air pollution. Earthjustice working with numerous local organizations have submitted comments on a series of permit modifications that could further increase the pollution burden in the surrounding communities.

March 22, 2017 | Letter

2017 Community Letter Opposing House Attack on Ozone Standards

Over 120 health, environmental and community organizations sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives asking them to oppose the “Ozone Standards Implementation Act” (H.R. 806). If passed this legislation would systematically weaken the Clean Air Act and undermine Americans’ 46-year right to healthy air based on medical science, and delay life-saving health standards already years overdue.

January 9, 2017 | Blog Post

World Logistics Center: Bad for Air, Won’t Bring High-Quality Jobs

In a region that already suffers some of the worst air quality in the nation, we can expect to feel the weight of diesel soot in our lungs from the additional 14,000 truck trips that will rumble through the community every day to the World Logistics Center.

November 16, 2016 | Blog Post

Port of Oakland Expansion Project Must Address Pollution

Guest contributor Margaret Gordon with the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project says that vital environmental mitigation measures from the Port of Oakland could help reduce health problems for children in the region.

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