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May 1, 2020 | In the News: L.A. Times

How The Coronavirus Is Hampering Enforcement Of California’s Air Pollution Rules

Adrian Martinez, Attorney, California Regional Office, Earthjustice: “Polluting industries have over the last couple decades built up a significant lobbying presence at AQMD to make it really painful and hard to adopt regulations, to increase fees for the agency to do its job and to develop a real air cleanup plan. And this is when that effort really shines.”

April 30, 2020 | Letter

Joint Letter re: Eligibility of New Jersey Waste Incinerators in State Renewable Portfolio Standard and Request for Meeting

The Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC), represented by Earthjustice and the Environmental Advocacy Clinic at Vermont Law School, and the New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance (NJEJA) request that the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) take immediate action to stop the purchase and sale of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) from New Jersey waste incinerators in violation of their Clean Air Act permits or other Federal or State environmental permits.

April 15, 2020 | Article

50 Years On, Earth Day’s Legal Legacy Looms Large

As Earth Day reaches a milestone anniversary, we're more committed than ever to building on the progress of the past while moving forward toward a healthy, sustainable future for all.