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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.

January 15, 2019 | Feature

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.

December 20, 2018 | Press Release

Settlement Reached on Central 70 Project

Agreement focuses on providing benefits to the Globeville, Elyria and Swansea communities, including a community health study, air monitoring, landscaping, and community outreach

December 20, 2018 | Press Release

El Proyecto Central 70 llega a un Acuerdo

Como parte del acuerdo, CDOT contribuirá con $ 550,000 para un estudio de salud que proporcionará una mejor comprensión de los resultados de salud pública en los vecindarios de Globeville, Elyria y Swansea.

December 14, 2018 | Legal Document

Complaint: Fairbanks Air Quality

The Fairbanks Northstar Borough (“Fairbanks” or “the Borough”) has the worst fine particulate matter (“PM-2.5”) air pollution in the nation — with levels spiking far in excess of the next most-polluted area and over twice the recommended limit for unhealthy air. Earthjustice is representing Citizens for Clean Air and Alaska Community Action on Toxics in this lawsuit seeking to hold EPA accountable for addressing air pollution.

November 20, 2018 | In the News: Curbed

How Online Shopping Affects Rural Communities

Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, California Office: “People often don’t think about, how does this package from Amazon, or rug from Target, get here. All along the way, there’s places where toxic pollution is essentially poisoning communities. There’s a growing frustration that this industry isn’t doing enough to clean up its act.”

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