The Latest On: Air
Adrian Martinez, Attorney, California Regional Office, Earthjustice: “Polluting industries have over the last couple decades built up a significant lobbying presence at AQMD to make it really painful and hard to adopt regulations, to increase fees for the agency to do its job and to develop a real air cleanup plan. And this is when that effort really shines.”
Adrian Martinez, Attorney, California Regional Office, Earthjustice: “It’s going to change people’s frame of reference from how much worse it was in the sixties, seventies and eighties, to how do we get back to that time where we could go outside and breathe a deep breath of air and it’s safe?”
Bajo La Sombra Del COVID-19, La Agencia Ambiental De Trump Aprueba Más Contaminación Del Aire Con Mercurio
“It is imperative that we act now to protect the health of those sheltering in place near the I-70 Central Project until the threat of COVID-19 is behind us.”
In public comments, the environmental law group Earthjustice noted that the Scrubgrass plant was already meeting the existing MATS for acid gases when the EPA published its proposal, and the Colver, Morgantown and Grant Town plants had certified that they would be compliant by April 2019.