Tag: air pollution
Governments of California and Japan announce new collaboration to clean up...
The U.S.-Japan Competitiveness and Resilience Partnership will make “common and concrete efforts to decarbonize operations.”
Average gas mileage of new US vehicles did not improve in...
“Automakers won’t slash pollution and improve gas mileage unless strong standards make them do so.”
US legislation to hold global shipping industry accountable for climate and...
“This is a big step forward for climate smart ports and a clean energy future for every community.”
Cutting air pollutants could save more than 50,000 US lives each...
The polluting activities rely mostly on the burning of fossil fuels and so are significant producers of the carbon dioxide emissions driving climate change.
Study detects microplastic in living human lungs for first time
In 11 out of 13 people sampled, a total of 39 microplastics were found in all regions of the lung.
China pledges to go greener by planting forests the size of...
“By 2035, the quality and stability of national forest, grassland, wetland and desert ecosystems will have been comprehensively upgraded.”
People of color in U.S. more likely to breathe six types...
“For all years and pollutants, the racial/ethnic group with the highest national average exposure was a racial/ethnic minority group,”
What’s polluting the air? Not even the EPA can say.
Despite the high stakes for public health, the EPA relies on emissions data it knows to be inaccurate. To expose toxic hot spots, we first had to get the facts straight.
Top cancerous air pollution sites in US revealed
The worst three are in Louisiana's "Cancer Alley," five of the top 20 are in Texas, and predominantly Black areas experience double the cancer risk of white areas.
EPA to reconsider the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ozone
"The Environmental Protection Agency now has an opportunity to strengthen our national, health-based standards for ground-level ozone."