The Latest On: Environmental Protection Agency
Shannon Fisk, Managing Attorney, Coal Program, Earthjustice: "The ability of front-line communities to fully pursue the rights and protections promised by the federal Clean Air Act is critical to advancing environmental justice, and EPA’s decision enables us to now focus fully on ensuring that the agreement with DTE brings meaningful relief to the River Rouge, Ecorse and 48217 communities.”
Patti Goldman, Managing Attorney, Northwest Office, Earthjustice: "I believe at some point we will start having these chemicals out of our food supply."
Seth Johnson, Attorney, Washington, D.C., Office, Earthjustice: “This is an important decision for making sure that pollution reductions are real, that they’re not just things that are happening on paper, that they’re things that are going to have an impact in the real world and that’s going to benefit people who live, work and breathe in areas with unhealthy levels of ozone.”
Eve Gartner, Managing Attorney, Toxic Exposure & Health Program: “There’s a definite disproportionate and disparate impact of PFAS exposure in some communities.”