The Latest On: Clean Air Act
Adrian Martinez, Attorney, Earthjustice: “It is going to take some work to fix the significant amount of problems that were identified ... They’ll need to take a fresh look at the project.”
Patrice Simms, VP of Litigation, Washington, D.C.: "The 'Once In, Always In,' policy is part of a regulatory program under the Clean Air Act, and that program deals with the control of hazardous air pollutants. Not the things that we often think about like smog, the stuff that you see hanging over a city, but rather these are highly toxic air pollutants, things that cause cancer and birth defects and neurological problems."
Environmental Groups Sue to Stop EPA Loophole Allowing Industrial Plants to Turn off Pollution Controls
Seth Johnson, Attorney, Earthjustice: “It can be easy and misleading to look at these delays as bureaucratic fighting. But these matter, because these are protections that, in many cases, are years overdue, and they’re protections for human beings.”