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July 8, 2019 | In the News: Patch

Essex County Trash Incinerator Unfairly Burdens Poor, Critics Say

Jonathan Smith, Attorney, Northeast Office, Earthjustice: “Right now, the facility is operating under pollution standards that are over 20-years-old. The incinerator emits more lead into air than any other incinerator in the country, and is one of the top lead emitters in New Jersey for all types of facilities.”

June 29, 2018 | From the Experts

Weighing In on EPA’s Lead Proposal

Public comments on the EPA’s proposed update to the dust-lead hazard standard urge the agency to adopt a more protective rule.

December 27, 2017 | In the News: New York Times

Appeals Court Orders E.P.A. to Update Lead Paint Rules, Quickly

Eve C. Gartner, Attorney, Earthjustice: “This is going to protect the brains of thousands of children across the country. It’s going to mean that children that otherwise would have developed very elevated blood lead levels will be protected from the damage associated with that, assuming E.P.A. follows the court order.”

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