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February 11, 2021 | Legal Document

American Academy of Pediatrics et al v US EPA

Fourteen health and environmental groups, half of them represented by Earthjustice, challenged ozone standards in a lawsuit in a federal appeals court. The move comes in response to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Trump administration’s last-minute refusal to strengthen the National Ambient Air Quality Standards, or NAAQS, for ozone, and less than a month after Earthjustice sued the EPA over a similar rule affecting particulate matter.

January 29, 2021 | In the News: The Hill

Court strikes down part of rule easing pollution standard implementation

Seth Johnson, Attorney, Washington, D.C., Office, Earthjustice: “This is an important decision for making sure that pollution reductions are real, that they’re not just things that are happening on paper, that they’re things that are going to have an impact in the real world and that’s going to benefit people who live, work and breathe in areas with unhealthy levels of ozone.”

January 21, 2021 | In the News: Inside Climate News

Biden Signs Sweeping Orders to Tackle Climate Change and Rollback Trump’s Anti-Environment Legacy

Jill Tauber, Vice President of Litigation for Climate & Energy, Earthjustice: “The last four years have been an unrelenting assault on our public health and environmental protections on an unprecedented scale. But while we’ve lost a lot of time, and while certainly there is much damage to undo, [Biden’s order to review the agency rules] is a commitment to do just that — to as swiftly as possible reverse the destructive policies of the Trump administration and also recognizing that that’s not enough.”

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