The Latest On: Air
Nina Robertson, Attorney, California Office, Earthjustice: "It will perpetuate environmental injustice because California's gas fleet disproportionately impacts vulnerable communities. Building new gas capacity at these sites will continue that injustice for decades into the future."
Rebecca Curry, Policy Advocate, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “[It’s incredible that the Colorado companies can] just decide, ‘Oh I don’t want to be covered by that legislation.’ The law allows them to go in and change their grade or to grade themselves.”
Tracking the Invisible Killer: Trump EPA Invited Companies to Revise Pollution Records of a Potent Carcinogen
Emma Cheuse, Attorney, Washington, D.C., Office, Earthjustice: “It’s pretty shocking that the EPA has done nothing for people exposed to these chemical plants more than two years after that announcement of that important finding.”
Rebecca Curry, Colorado Policy Advocate, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “There are currently no requirements that facilities measure toxic air emissions in real time. Critically, this means that we lack the data to understand when there are spikes in toxic pollution when it occurs.”