The Latest On: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act
Joel Minor, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office: “[The decision] ignored a mountain of evidence that the Elyria-Swansea and Globeville neighborhoods are already overburdened by pollution, not only from the highway, but also from many other toxic hazards that threaten their health.”
A Landfill Is Consuming This Historic Alabama Community. The EPA Ignored Complaints. Now the Case Is Closed.
Marianne Engelman Lado, Attorney: "To say it's disappointing is an understatement, that after all these years of sitting on the complaint, EPA would just close the case. There's no question that the Ashurst Bar/Smith community is going to keep fighting the landfill to protect their community."
Joel Minor, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: "Our arguments aren't even mentioned [in the letter of finding]. The data we submitted isn't mentioned. Really, this is just a rubber stamp from the Trump administration on a project that's going to displace 200 people from their homes."