The Latest On: Take on Toxics
New EPA Rules Aim to Reduce Toxic Emissions. But Many “Cancer Alley” Chemical Plants Won’t Have to Change.
Emma Cheuse, Attorney, Washington, D.C., Office: “Communities in the Gulf states need protection every day, not just on sunny days.”
Emma Cheuse, Attorney, Washington, D.C., Office: “It’s unbelievable that EPA is proposing to leave certain communities exposed to a level of cancer risk that is 2 to 3 times the level the EPA deems presumptively unacceptable.”
Jonathan Kalmuss-Katz, Attorney, Earthjustice: "The findings of the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals are a meticulous, unvarnished, and absolutely devastating critique."
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Eve Gartner, Attorney, Northeast Regional Office, Earthjustice: “EPA could have used its authority in a meaningful way to stem the tide of these chemicals into commerce, the environment and human bodies. And instead it has taken tiny baby steps that have really not been protective. This is a crisis that we will be dealing with for millennia.”