The Latest On: Take on Toxics
Amanda Goodin, Attorney, Northwest Office, Earthjustice: “These cleanups are enormously expensive, and companies basically never set aside enough money to fully remediate a site.”
Debbie Chizewer, Managing Attorney, Midwest Office, Earthjustice: "The USS Lead Site is a case study in environmental racism. Governmental officials knew about the lead and arsenic contamination for decades but failed to act, and the low-income, Black and Latinx residents suffered grave harm as a result. President Biden has issued executive orders calling on all federal agencies to promote environmental justice and 'hold polluters accountable.'"
An interview with Peter Lehner, Managing Attorney of the Sustainable Food and Farming Program at Earthjustice
Patti Goldman, Managing Attorney, Northwest Office, Earthjustice: "I believe at some point we will start having these chemicals out of our food supply."