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November 3, 2021 | Fact Sheet

South Coast Air Quality Management District Refinery Rule Fact Sheet

The Refinery Rule (or Proposed Rule 1109.1) will require refineries and related facilities to finally install pollution control equipment that reduces harmful air pollutants, such as nitrogen oxides (NOx), in communities already overburdened by toxic emissions.

November 2, 2021 | In the News: ProPublica

Poison in the Air

Emma Cheuse, Attorney, Washington, D.C., Office: “We recognize that what was acceptable [risk tolerance levels] then is not OK now.”

October 19, 2021 | Explainer

Breaking Down Toxic PFAS

What PFAS are, why they’re harmful, and what we can do to protect ourselves from them.

October 19, 2021 | Legal Document

Homestead detention center FOIA lawsuit

Earthjustice, on behalf of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), sued in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to compel several federal agencies to respond to unanswered Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests regarding the Florida Homestead migrant detention center for unaccompanied children.

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