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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.”

May 17, 2021 | Case

Protecting Children from Lead Hazards in Homes and Schools

Community advocacy and environmental organizations, represented by Earthjustice, successfully sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 2019 for failing to establish protective lead hazard standards for older housing and child-occupied facilities like schools and daycares.

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