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August 16, 2021 | In the News: Grist

Hot days mean worse air. So why are climate and smog seen as separate?

Adrian Martinez, Attorney, California Regional Office: “[The South Coast Air Quality Management District's] failure to look at the impacts of climate change in all of their planning has meant that they’re not really hitting the mark. The consequences are that people are breathing dirty air, and the law allows it.”

June 22, 2021 | In the News: The Hill

EPA to review part of cancer-linked chemical regulation after industry request

Emma Cheuse, Attorney, Washington, D.C., Office, Earthjustice: “The science shows that communities are facing unacceptable threats of cancer and other diseases from these chemical plants’ pollution. The critical question for EPA to answer in the process is what will it do to finally and truly help communities still facing this injustice?”

June 21, 2021 | Letter

New Jersey: Advanced Clean Trucks Program and Fleet Reporting Requirements Proposed Rule DEP Docket No. 05-21-03

The Coalition for Healthy Ports NY/NJ (“CHP”) — led by Clean Water Action, Greenfaith, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Ironbound Community Corporation, and New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance — and Earthjustice submit these comments to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in support of the Advanced Clean Trucks Program and Fleet Reporting Requirements Proposed Rule, DEP Docket No. 05-21-03 (ACT Rule).

June 18, 2021 | Report

Owens-Brockway Air Modeling Report June 2021

A memorandum summarizing the findings of an air-modeling report analyzing hazardous air emissions from the Owens-Brockway glass manufacturing facility in Portland, OR.