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November 2, 2021 | In the News: ProPublica

Poison in the Air

Emma Cheuse, Attorney, Washington, D.C., Office: “We recognize that what was acceptable [risk tolerance levels] then is not OK now.”

October 29, 2021 | In the News: The Hill

EPA to consider tighter air quality standards for smog

Marvin Brown, Attorney, Washington, D.C., Office: “The most recent science clearly shows that the current ozone standards are simply not strong enough to protect public health, or the crops, forests and ecosystems we depend on.”

October 28, 2021 | Report

EPA's draft lead strategy

Public Comment Draft: EPA Strategy to Reduce Lead Exposures and Disparities in U.S. Communities

October 21, 2021 | Legal Document

Order for Remand Without Vacatur

Plaintiff states, tribes, and non-profit conservation groups have challenged EPA’s Clean Water Act certification rule, and now EPA moves to remand the proceedings without vacatur. For the reasons stated, the rule is remanded to the agency with vacatur.