Source: Earthjustice.org NEPA helps communities protect themselves from dangerous, rushed or poorly planned federal projects. It was instrumental in safeguarding the town of Arecibo, Puerto Rico against a proposed incinerator that would further compromise the air quality of a community already at-risk. Bedrock law, authored to solidify environmental and civil rights protections, currently facing revisions […]

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Note that the structure of this proposal would gut the ability of neighboring states to object to dirty plants even if the wind was bringing all of the pollution into the non-plant state. This proposal is also designed to lock in the rights of the plant owners so that the rules could not be made […]

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