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April 15, 2019 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Groups Sue Trump’s EPA for Coke Oven Cancer Pollution

Earthjustice, on behalf of Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future, Gasp, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, and Sierra Club, sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for improperly regulating coke ovens — producers of known carcinogens — thus failing to protect communities throughout the country. Over a decade ago, EPA found that carcinogenic emissions from coke ovens destroy air quality and cause devastating health complications, yet plaintiffs in the case argue the agency failed to act to protect nearby communities from this threat.

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.

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