Tag: air pollution
“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.
A "pollution-free planet" is achievable but the world must take immediate action to meet that goal.
The rule will go into effect as planned on October 1, rather than being delayed by a year.
The magnitude of this injustice is driving people to make sure their community’s voice is heard.
Regulators say the measure would make it impossible to meet the state’s greenhouse gas reduction targets by 2030.
France intends to end oil and gas exploration in French territory, eliminate coal-fired power plants by 2022 and encourage homeowners to produce their own energy.