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June 6, 2019 | Feature

Insider Briefing: Coal’s Poisonous Legacy

Earthjustice attorneys and our client and partner in litigation, Prairie River Network discuss cleaning up coal ash contaminating groundwater in Illinois and across America.

June 4, 2019 | In the News: Hawaii News Now

State, EPA Reach Agreement On How To Implement Law Aimed At Regulating Pesticide Use

Kylie Wager Cruz, Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office, Earthjustice: “A lot of the major spraying operations were occurring right next to Native Hawaiian communities, include Hawaiian homestead residences on Molokai and West Kauai. It’s very important that the EPA takes a really close look at the Department of Agriculture’s practices to make sure there are no discriminatory impacts to Native Hawaiian communities.”

May 8, 2019 | Feature

Cancer Alley Rises Up

An overburdened community unites against Big Oil’s next big play.

May 6, 2019 | In the News: Pasadena Star News

‘Glaring failings’: Can Pasadena trust state regulators to clean up toxic naval site?

Angela Johnson Meszaros, Managing Attorney, Community-Based Initiatives, Earthjustice: “Who gets to make the decisions about how clean is clean and how much risk is too much risk? Whose interest gets centered in the decision-making about how we’re going to deal with these very real issues? I think that the balance is tipped toward industry, toward developers, toward the concept of risk management.”

April 22, 2019 | Legal Document

Petition for Review: Methylene Chloride Rule

Latino workers, environmental and public health advocates, and the mothers of two young men who died from methylene chloride exposure sued the Trump administration for excluding workers from a rule banning methylene chloride from use in paint strippers.

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