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March 15, 2017 | In the News: Mother Jones

This Lead-Poisoned City Could Be Trump's Flint

Jennifer Chavez, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "The states have shown that if there's not a strong federal minimum [of water standards], it will fall below that. [The Trump administration's aggressive approach to cutting regulations] is just ignoring history and evidence of what happens when regulations aren't in place."

March 14, 2017 | In the News: Mother Jones

One Thing Environmentalists and Trump Actually Agree On

Martin Wagner, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "We see that the administration is full of corporate representatives who absolutely show no interest in promoting the public good—real interests of human beings and the environment—in any way, much less in the place where the corporate interest has the opposite desire ... One of the things about these trade agreements that is really nefarious—they establish law that applies domestically that doesn't go through the democratic lawmaking process."

March 13, 2017 | Article

5 Ways EPA Budget Cuts Affect You

Earthjustice Vice President of Litigation for Healthy Communities Lisa Garcia, a former EPA senior advisor, tells us what we can expect if the Trump administration guts the EPA’s budget.

March 10, 2017 | In the News: The Huffington Post

What We Lose If We Gut The EPA’s Environmental Justice Work

Lisa Garcia, Vice President of Litigation for Healthy Communities, Earthjustice: “This administration has no idea how valuable the office of environmental justice is ... This decision shows how fiscally irresponsible they are ... This is the one program that focuses on some of the most vulnerable communities. It smacks of elitism and racism if this is where they think the cuts can come from.”

March 8, 2017 | Article

Making America Polluted Again

The recent slew of administration attacks on protections for clean water, clean air and food and worker safety could send America back to a time of unchecked pollution.

March 6, 2017 | In the News: Washington Examiner

Trump: The First 100 Days

Raul Garcia, Legislative Counsel, Earthjustice: "The real costs will be at the expense of border and immigrant communities, including the healthy and vibrant environment they deserve. It's justified by fiction, relying on the notion that our neighbors have somehow become our enemies and that our border communities must become militarized zones."

March 3, 2017 | Article

The Everglades Under Fire

Florida is taking advantage of the new political environment to try and weasel out of its legal commitment to clean up Everglades National Park.

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