Tag: clean air
If 2020 was the year a growing number of polluters — whether companies or governments — pledged to tackle climate change, 2021 needs to be the year these pledges sprout wings and start soaring towards progress.
"This program marks the largest single program for any utility in the nation, a major win for clean air and healthier communities."
This peer-reviewed study of air pollution impacts on older Americans suggests that current air qualitystandards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) do not protect public health, and that strengthening the standards could save over 140,000 American lives over a decade.
"We will join our partner states and take the Trump Administration to court to fight another illegal and dangerous rollback.”
Media are missing the environmental justice story behind Trump's Affordable Clean Energy rule.
"We're seeing EPA trying to cut science out of the process."
The decision came after a federal appeals court sided with green groups that sought to block the "irresponsible and dangerous" policy.
"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."
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