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The Fight for Clean Air

The Latest On: The Fight for Clean Air

March 3, 2015 | Article

Black Futures Must Involve Environmental Justice

Black Lives Matter leaders brilliantly reframed Black History Month to use each day in February to focus on a separate cultural or political issue facing African Americans.

February 5, 2015 | Feature

Photos: Protecting Lives & Lungs From Smog

The EPA is under court order to take action to limit the amount of smog allowed into the air. Listening sessions were conducted across the country on the proposed ozone standards. These are stories from the hearing held in Sacramento, CA.

February 4, 2015 | Article

Youth Rally for Cleaner Air

A sizable youth following made their voices heard at a public hearing in Sacramento on the EPA's proposed update to the ozone standard.

January 29, 2015 | Article

Reducing Ozone is a Matter of Life and Death

The EPA needs to propose stronger ozone standards to reduce asthma attacks, but industry is erroneously claiming that tougher standards will hurt the economy.

December 23, 2014 | Article

Court Victory Keeps Intact the Strands of the Clean Air Act

Another Win for Clean Air: The D.C. Circuit rejected an EPA attempt to give cities and counties with unhealthy levels of ozone pollution—or “smog”—extra time to reduce their air pollution. The Court also rejected EPA’s attempt to let some areas prematurely out of an important pollution control requirement designed to bring and keep smog levels down.

December 23, 2014 | Legal Document

Ozone Win in D.C. Circuit Court

D.C. Circuit Court decision rejecting EPA's attempt to allow further delays in cleaning up smog.

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