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Title VI Complaint over air quality in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County [Click to view entire case file.]
Location:
Albuquerque and Bernalillo County

Issues:

For years, the City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County have regularly put low-income communities and minority communities in Albuquerque and Bernalillo County at higher risk to air pollution than wealthier, whiter neighborhoods. In 2014, the New Mexico Environmental Law Center filed a complaint with the Civil Rights Office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency asserting violations by the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Joint Air Quality Control Board under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 for its pattern of permitting air polluting facilities in vulnerable communities. Read press release



Latest News:

07/25/2016 - EPA accepts Title VI Complaint

09/15/2014- NMELC files complaint under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 before the US Environmental Protection Agency

Case Initiation Date:
September 2014

Clients/Partners:


Attorneys:
Eric Jantz

Case Status:
On-going

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Uranium Mine Radon Emissions Standards [Click to view entire case file.]
Location:
National

Issues:

Advocate that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency revisit its radon emissions standards for uranium mines under Section 112 of the Clean Air Act (“Sub-part B”), and make the standard more strict.



Latest News:
Case Initiation Date:
November 2010

Clients/Partners:
Uranium Watch

Attorneys:
Eric Jantz

Case Status:
On-going

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