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March 12, 2015 | Feature

In Conversation: Attorney Jim Pew

Attorney Jim Pew speaks about his work and National Mining Association v. EPA, the U.S. Supreme Court case that determined whether the EPA must consider profits over people when regulating toxic air pollution.

March 9, 2015 | Feature

At the Supreme Court: Profits Before People?

In the summer of 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a critical case involving mercury and other toxic air pollution from coal-fired power plants. Up to 11,000 lives hung in the balance, many of whom are from overburdened communities.

May 16, 2014 | Article

Courts Demand Clean Air for Americans

Over the last few weeks, the nation’s federal courts—including the Supreme Court—have blessed Americans with four major clean air victories.

December 9, 2013 | Article

Supreme Court Reviews Air Rule that Would Prevent Thousands of Deaths Each Year

The highest court of the land will hear argument in a case that is important to anyone with lungs. A vital air safeguard, the 2011 rule would require power plants in more than two dozen states to clean up nitrogen oxide and sulfur dioxide pollution that drifts across state borders and contributes to harmful soot (particles) and smog (ozone) pollution in downwind states.

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