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November 14, 2019 | Explainer

The Clean Water Case of the Century

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to review Hawaiʻi Wildlife Fund v. County of Maui. The fate of the nation’s clean water hangs in the balance.

November 8, 2019 | In the News: WebMD

Ethylene Oxide Emission Plan Called ‘Weak’

Emma Cheuse, Attorney, Washington, D.C., Office: “It’s unbelievable that EPA is proposing to leave certain communities exposed to a level of cancer risk that is 2 to 3 times the level the EPA deems presumptively unacceptable.”

November 5, 2019 | Reference

List of Plants Where Coal-Ash Contaminated Groundwater Exceeds Allowable State and/or Federal Limits

List of 133 plants in 29 states and Puerto Rico whose owners have posted notifications that the groundwater exceeds state and/or federal limits of contamination, without an alternate source demonstration, for one or more of the following toxic substances: Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Beryllium, Cadmium, Chromium, Cobalt, Lead, Lithium, Molybdenum, Selenium, Thallium, and Radium 226 and 228 combined.

November 4, 2019 | Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet: Coal Combustion Residuals Rule

Proposal allows dumping in leaking coal ash ponds to remain open until 2038. Each year that closure is delayed, utilities will dump tens of millions of tons of toxic waste into these leaking ponds.

October 28, 2019 | Legal Document

EPA Fairbanks AQ consent decree

A consent decree obligating the EPA to review a plan submitted by Alaska to improve air quality in Fairbanks.

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