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April 13, 2018 | In the News: Living On Earth

Pruitt’s EPA Allows Dirtier Air

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."

March 24, 2018 | Legal Document

Once In Always In Petition for Review

Pursuant to Clean Air Act § 307(b)(1), 42 U.S.C. § 7607(b)(1), Rule 15 of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, and D.C. Circuit Rule 15, Air Alliance Houston, California Communities Against Toxics, Environmental Defense Fund, Environmental Integrity Project, Hoosier Environmental Council, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, Natural Resources Defense Council, Ohio Citizen Action, and Sierra Club (collectively, “Petitioners”) hereby petition this Court for review of the 2 final action taken by Respondents U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Administrator Scott Pruitt in the attached memorandum from William L. Wehrum, dated January 25, 2018 (Attachment 1), and in the Federal Register notice published at 83 Fed. Reg. 5,543 (February 8, 2018) and titled “Issuance of Guidance Memorandum, ‘Reclassification of Major Sources as Area Sources Under Section 112 of the Clean Air Act’” 

March 12, 2018 | In the News: CityLab

L.A. Taps the Brakes on Freeway Expansion

Adrian Martinez, Attorney, Earthjustice: "Instead of coming up with a cohesive and thoughtful plan... the board is asking communities to take a leap of faith and just blindly trust that the agency will somehow transform this project at some point in the future."

February 2, 2018 | Legal Document

Final Reply Brief Chemical Disaster Rule Delay

Final reply brief on behalf of a coalition of workers, scientists and community members near oil refineries and chemical facilities, to challenge the illegal delay of the Chemical Disaster Rule protections.

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