The Latest On: Toxics
David Henkin, Attorney, Mid-Pacific Regional Office, Earthjustice: “The whole point of the National Environmental Policy Act is to force federal agencies like the Air Force to consider the harm their proposed projects would inflict and to look at better ways to get the job done before they make a decision to proceed.”
Emma Cheuse, Attorney, Washington, D.C., Office, Earthjustice: "Whether EPA will follow today’s action reaffirming the best available science by requiring fenceline air monitoring at these chemical facilities, petrochemical complexes and other facilities like sterilizers is still an open question, and whether it does this will be part of the ultimate test of the agency’s commitment to fenceline communities’ health and well-being."
Ante Aire Nocivo y Agua Contaminada, Migrantes Detenidos en Prisión Imperial ICE Presentan Nueva Denuncia Federal
Facing noxious air and contaminated water, immigrants detained in Imperial ICE prison lodge new federal complaint
Newark Environmental Justice Advocates Call On EPA to Update Regulations for Waste Incinerators in Lawsuit
Jonathan Smith, Attorney, Community Partnerships Program, Earthjustice: “It matters for the communities around the country that have these large incinerators that are in a majority of environmental justice communities like Newark, Camden and Rahway.”