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August 10, 2013 | Video

This Is How Asthma Feels

Millions of Americans suffer from asthma. However, most people don't know how brutal it is to live with the disease. Breathing is a fundamental right, yet every day air pollution affects our right to breathe clean air.

October 13, 2021 | In the News: Grist

California’s dirty little secret: Oil wells in the backyard

Colin O’Brien, deputy managing attorney for Earthjustice’s California Regional Office, on California’s regulatory body for oil and gas, the Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM) and the possible inclusion of oil and gas setbacks in their updated public health and safety rules: “The name has changed, and they have a mandate now to protect health and safety. This forthcoming rule on setbacks will demonstrate whether they take that mandate seriously.”

October 12, 2021 | Letter

Petition: EPA Regulate Leaded Aviation Gasoline

The undersigned organizations hereby submit this updated petition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to make an endangerment finding under section 231 of the Clean Air Act that leaded aviation gasoline contributes to air pollution that harms public health and welfare.

October 12, 2021 | Letter

Joint EPA Letter: Leaded Aviation Gasoline

57 organizations and 146 medical professionals, professors, advocates, and other individuals submit letter in support of the October 12, 2021 updated petition, originally submitted on August 24, 2021, of Alaska Community Action on Toxics, Center for Environmental Health, Friends of the Earth, Montgomery-Gibbs Environmental Coalition, and Oregon Aviation Watch, and by the County of Santa Clara, California and the Town of Middleton, Wisconsin, petitioning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to make an endangerment finding under section 231 of the Clean Air Act that leaded aviation gasoline contributes to air pollution that harms public health and welfare.

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