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March 4, 2021 | Letter

Chlorpyrifos Comment Letter (March 2021)

One hundred farmworker, public health, and environmental organizations led by Earthjustice submitted a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urging the Biden administration to ban chlorpyrifos. In December, Trump’s EPA proposed that 11 food uses of the neurotoxic pesticide continue, prolonging harmful exposure to children, farmworkers, and endangered species.

February 15, 2021 | In the News: Axios

Biden's presidency could mean action on toxic "forever chemicals"

Jonathan Kalmuss-Katz, Attorney, Toxic Exposure & Health Program, Earthjustice: "The EPA has broad authority under the Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Air Act and other laws to aggressively regulate PFAS, and it will be important for this administration to bring all of that authority to bear on this problem."

February 12, 2021 | Explainer

Danger in the Air

Earthjustice is defending the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards — a rule that saves up to 11,000 people from early deaths each year.

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