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Testimony

No More Smoke and Mirrors

In a victory for clean air and sound science, the EPA is rescinding a Trump-era rule limited the types of scientific data and health benefits that could be considered in the Clean Air Act rulemaking process.

6/15/21

Ann Jaworski

Story

Pesticide Peril: ELPC & Partners Defend Farmworkers in Illinois

After Illinois farmworkers were repeatedly sprayed with pesticides, ELPC lawsuit alleges their employers failed to provide adequate decontamination areas, medical attention, or transportation to a health center or hospital.

1/29/21

Ann Jaworski

Update

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.

8/12/20

Ann Jaworski

Update

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.

7/20/20

Ann Jaworski

Update

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.

11/21/19

Ann Jaworski

Story

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.

8/19/19

Ann Jaworski

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