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October 1, 2020 | Article

What Happens When a Hurricane Smashes Into Fossil Fuels?

When hurricanes hit our coasts, vulnerable fossil fuel plants threaten local communities, wildlife, and entire ecosystems with a “second storm” of toxic air, poisoned water, and chemical fires. Here‘s what needs to be done to reduce and eliminate the risks.

May 26, 2019 | In the News: The Denver Post

Suncor’s Hydrogen-Cyanide Emissions Exceeded Permit Last Year; Colorado Now Weighing Refinery’s Request To Increase Limit

Joel Minor, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “It’s alarming that Suncor is emitting hydrogen cyanide above its permitted level, because the refinery is located next to predominantly Latino communities in north Denver and Commerce City that already suffer negative health outcomes because they bear a disproportionate burden of pollution from numerous sources.”

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