Tag: air pollution
"Indeed, the near- and long-term health benefits of cleaner and more efficient energy use are one of the best co-benefits of tackling climate change, as we will lead healthier and longer lives."
"Wildfire smoke has the potential to significantly impact air quality, as we've seen over the past few summers."
"Pruitt and Wheeler are creating a loophole for super polluting freight trucks that will fill our children's lungs with toxic diesel pollution, ignoring public comments from moms and leading businesses across the country."
"Evidence shows that current levels are still not sufficiently safe and need to be tightened.”
“NCR air pollution is at public health emergency levels and requires drastic action.”
Term low birth weight, defined in the study as a weight less than 5 pounds 8 ounces, can have lifelong implications for health, with increased risk for diabetes, heart disease and hypertension in later life.
Fracking has led to a large increase of hydrocarbon emissions in rural areas, reversing some regional air trends.