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Facts
  • Over the last decade, legal opportunities for citizens and community groups to participate in air quality management decisionmaking have expanded steadily.

  • Citizens have more tools than ever before that they can rely on to exercise their rights including a variety of pollution inventories, records and reports, as well as legal rights to access government information

  • Increasingly, citizens have been resorting to legal action hold government and industry accountable to protect our air resources by exercising the right to appeal emission permitting decisions, seeking legal review of government decisions and commencing "private" prosecutions of environmental offenders.

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