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No Free Passes for Polluters!

Alaska Community Action on Toxics and 150 other groups call on EPA and Congress to protect communities and workers and end the “free pass to pollute” during the coronavirus pandemic

Alaska Community Action on Toxics and 150 other groups are calling on EPA and Congress to protect communities and workers and reverse EPA’s ill-considered decision to suspend enforcement of environmental laws during the coronavirus pandemic.

Pamela Miller, Executive Director of ACAT said: “EPA’s decision to suspend enforcement is unconscionable. The agency is

By |April 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on No Free Passes for Polluters!

More Harm than Good: New Science, Legal Actions, and Policy on Oil Spill Dispersants

CHE-Alaska Teleconference: Recorded on April 29th, 2020

You can listen to the recording here.

You can download slides here (powerpoint version) OR (pdf version)

On April 20, 2010, an explosion on British Petroleum’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico caused the largest marine oil spill in history. Nearly 2 million gallons of chemical dispersants were deployed in the Gulf in an attempt to dissipate the spill. Following the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound on

By |April 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on More Harm than Good: New Science, Legal Actions, and Policy on Oil Spill Dispersants