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February 23, 2021 | In the News: Zenger News

U.S. Transportation Dept. To Study Undoing Trump-era Rules On Liquefied Natural Gas

Bradley Marshall, Attorney, Florida Office, Earthjustice: “Considering how rushed through the original rule was and the severe lack of study that was done … I would hope that that process could be quite quick. I think we’ll know a lot more over the next few weeks about what the administration wants to do with this — whether they’re serious about repealing it, or whether we’re going to have to proceed through litigation.”

February 15, 2021 | In the News: Northwest Indiana Times

EPA Conducting Five-year Review of Superfund Site in East Chicago

Debbie Chizewer, Managing Attorney, Midwest Office, Earthjustice: "The USS Lead Site is a case study in environmental racism. Governmental officials knew about the lead and arsenic contamination for decades but failed to act, and the low-income, Black and Latinx residents suffered grave harm as a result. President Biden has issued executive orders calling on all federal agencies to promote environmental justice and 'hold polluters accountable.'"

February 9, 2021 | In the News: Associated Press

Corps wants delay on hearing to shut down Dakota Access line

Jan Hasselman, Attorney, Northwest Office: “The administration has to make a choice. Will it honor the treaties and the law, or will it allow the continued operation of an illegal and risky pipeline. President Biden must reverse Trump’s illegal actions authorizing DAPL.”

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