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Take on Toxics

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May 26, 2020 | Legal Document

Comments on Draft Scope for Risk Evaluations for 20 High Priority Chemicals

Community groups representing people living in Louisiana and Texas, along with Earthjustice, are submitting comments asking EPA to consider their communities to be “potentially exposed and susceptible subpopulations.” These communities live in the shadows of facilities that release toxic chemicals into air, water and soil, many of which are produced and released in high volumes in the Cancer Alley area of Louisiana and the Gulf region in both states.

April 16, 2020 | Explainer

Danger in the Air

Earthjustice is defending the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards — a rule that saves up to 11,000 people from early deaths each year.

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 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.

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