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July 29, 2021 | Report

Closing Down Coal Ash For Good

How clean closure of coal ash impoundments provides jobs, economic benefits, and redevelopment opportunities for host communities

July 16, 2021 | Legal Document

D.C. Circuit Court Ruling: EPA 2019 Renewable Fuels Standard

D.C. Circuit Court Decision: Earthjustice and clients Sierra Club, Healthy Gulf, and National Wildlife Federation filed a challenge with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) alleging that it illegally approved expanded volume production of largely corn and soy based biofuels despite evidence that such production destroys habitat, degrades water quality, and increases harmful greenhouse gas emissions that are fueling the climate crisis.

June 30, 2021 | In the News: The Intercept

The Department of Yes: How Pesticide Companies Corrupted the EPA and Poisoned America

Patti Goldman, Managing Attorney, Northwest Office, Earthjustice: “If EPA finds risk, it will look at benefits to growers. ... You get to the end, and EPA says the company is willing to use a little less, or use it a little less often, or they’ll put a little bit of a buffer around schools, or require some protective clothing, and then they’ll just say we find the risk is less than the benefits. It’s unprincipled.”

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