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May 8, 2019 | Feature

Cancer Alley Rises Up

An overburdened community unites against Big Oil’s next big play.

May 6, 2019 | In the News: Pasadena Star News

‘Glaring failings’: Can Pasadena trust state regulators to clean up toxic naval site?

Angela Johnson Meszaros, Managing Attorney, Community-Based Initiatives, Earthjustice: “Who gets to make the decisions about how clean is clean and how much risk is too much risk? Whose interest gets centered in the decision-making about how we’re going to deal with these very real issues? I think that the balance is tipped toward industry, toward developers, toward the concept of risk management.”

April 22, 2019 | Legal Document

Petition for Review: Methylene Chloride Rule

Latino workers, environmental and public health advocates, and the mothers of two young men who died from methylene chloride exposure sued the Trump administration for excluding workers from a rule banning methylene chloride from use in paint strippers.

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