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‘Bleed Air’ Case Against Airlplane Manufacturers Settles

Terry Williams, above left, a 42-year-old mother of two, is now permanently disabled. Years ago, this former flight attendant for American Airlines suffered severe injury to her central nervous system after being exposed to toxic “bleed air” — engine oil fumes emitted from a defectively…

Coal Company Will Clean Up “Biologically Impaired” Stream

The Sierra Club and West Virginia Highlands Conservancy, both represented by Public Justice’s Jim Hecker, have entered into a settlement with Fola Coal Company requiring Fola, a subsidiary of CONSOL Energy, to clean up pollution in Boardtree Branch, a tributary of Twentymile Creek (pictured) in…

EPA Urged to Shut Down Dangerous Asbestos Removal Method

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Inspector General has just signed an “Early Warning Report” that will shut down a dangerous and unapproved asbestos removal method that two EPA offices have been testing for the past seven years.The report supports what Public Justice has been arguing…