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Phoenix’s Declining Air Quality Makes Our Advocacy More Urgent Than Ever

Phoenix’s Declining Air Quality Makes Our Advocacy More Urgent Than Ever

The American Lung Association released its annual “State of the Air” report  ranking U.S. cities with the poorest air quality. Alarmingly, Phoenix is ranked #5 for ozone pollution, #8 for year-round particle pollution, and #13 for short-term particle… Read More

Court Approves Settlement of Center’s Lawsuit Against EPA to Address Particulate Air Pollution

Court Approves Settlement of Center’s Lawsuit Against EPA to Address Particulate Air Pollution

In early March, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona approved a settlement and consent decree in the Center’s lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its failure to act on harmful particulate air… Read More

E&E News Taps Jennifer Anderson for Insights on Pinal County’s EPA Cleanup

The Center is representing the Sierra Club in a case against the EPA that says the agency has not taken adequate action in addressing West Pinal County’s dangerously high levels of particulate pollution known as “PM10.” E&E News,… Read More

ACLPI Joins Rights Organizations in Filing Complaint Regarding Arizona’s Discriminatory Crisis Standards of Care Plan

ACLPI Joins Rights Organizations in Filing Complaint Regarding Arizona’s Discriminatory Crisis Standards of Care Plan

ACLPI, the Arizona Center for Disability Law (ACDL), the Arc of Arizona and the Native American Disability Law Center recently filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office for Civil Rights. The complaint… Read More

Our Fight for Clean Air Even More Pressing as Phoenix is Ranked Among Cities with Most Air Pollution

Our Fight for Clean Air Even More Pressing as Phoenix is Ranked Among Cities with Most Air Pollution

Recent statistics released by the American Lung Association put Phoenix among U.S. cities with the most air pollution. According to the report, Phoenix ranked: #7 for high ozone days out of 228 metropolitan areas #10 for 24-hour particle… Read More

ACLPI Discusses Wrongful Denial of Augmentative Alternative Communicative Devices for Children in KJZZ Interview

ACLPI Discusses Wrongful Denial of Augmentative Alternative Communicative Devices for Children in KJZZ Interview

ACLPI is on the frontlines of the latest battle on behalf of Arizona children with communication impairments who have been wrongfully denied medically necessary speech aids. Center attorney Anne Ronan was interviewed by KJZZ to shed light on… Read More

Center Sues EPA for Failing to Act on Air Pollution in West Pinal County

ACLPI sues the EPA

On April 14, 2020, the Center sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of Sierra Club over the EPA’s failure to act on particulate air pollution in West Pinal County. The EPA is violating the Clean Air… Read More

Your Support is Needed More Than Ever

We are reaching out to remind you that your donations enable us to keep fighting behalf of Arizona’s most vulnerable and underrepresented communities, even during a pandemic.

These tumultuous times call for us to come together and support the nonprofits that help our communities thrive. We are reaching out to remind you that your donations enable us to keep fighting behalf of Arizona’s most vulnerable… Read More

Major Health Plan Agrees to Cover Important Autism Therapy for Children

Banner Health has changed its employee health plan to include coverage for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), a form of treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This matter was brought to the organization’s attention by the Arizona Center for… Read More

Supreme Court Upholds Medicaid Expansion

On November 17, the Arizona Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the expansion of Arizona’s Medicaid program was constitutional in Biggs v. Betlach.