Author Profile: Ann Jaworski

Ann Jaworski is an Associate Attorney working on ELPC’s clean energy and natural resources protection litigation and policy issues. Ms. Jaworski was a law clerk in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division and an intern at NRDC where she conducted policy-related research at the intersection of food and environmental law. She also clerked for Judges Richard Posner and Frank Easterbrook on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Blog Posts by Ann Jaworski

Smoke and Mirrors on Clean Air Cost-Benefit Analysis

“Consistency and Transparency” sound like good things, but a new rule from the Trump EPA would be bad on many levels. The proposed rule, Increasing Consistency and Transparency in Considering Benefits and Costs in the Clean Air Act Rulemaking Process is unnecessary and duplicative, and it is downright harmful. By limiting EPA’s ability to consider important

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Surviving the Smog Days of Summer: ELPC Fights for Clean Air

While many of Chicago’s usual summer activities have been canceled this year, one has not: the fight against ozone pollution. Also known as smog, ozone is dangerous to people of all ages, especially in the summer months. Victories in Ozone Designation Lawsuit On July 10, 2020, the D.C. Circuit issued its opinion in ELPC and Respiratory

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Update on the fight against ozone – ELPC’s day in court

Ground-level ozone, also known as smog, is a dangerous air pollutant that harms communities across the Midwest. Unfortunately, EPA has failed to live up to its responsibility to protect public health and the environment from this threat. EPA recently designated several Midwestern areas as “in attainment” with air quality standards, despite abundant evidence that those

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Fighting Bad Ozone in the Midwest

Summer in Chicago is the season of outdoor music festivals, fireworks at Navy Pier, and an invisible menace looming in the air—ozone. While stratospheric ozone (the “ozone layer”) protects Earth from UV rays, ground level ozone is a dangerous air pollutant that harms humans and vegetation. Unfortunately, EPA hasn’t been doing its job to protect

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