Tag: air pollution
“We had expected that things would be getting worse—and that they would perhaps be getting worse in lots of places.”
The panel supported the preliminary conclusions of a Draft EPA Policy Assessment that the current standards aren't requisite to protect public health.
"The great tragedy of the climate crisis is that seven and a half billion people must pay the price – in the form of a degraded planet – so that a couple of dozen polluting interests can continue to make record profits."
"It's really important to prioritize reduction of air pollution levels to improve respiratory health."
The methane revision is not the first time the Trump administration has rolled back environmental regulations.
"Largely, these impacts are preventable...We can and should do something about it."
According to new research released yesterday, funded by the EPA, more than 30,000 deaths have been linked to the unhealthy air quality...
“This study adds to the evidence that air pollution also affects the health and development of the next generation."
“What this study shows is what communities of color across the region have long understood—that they are unfairly exposed to higher levels of pollution."