https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jan/07/louisiana-formosa-plastics-facility-air-quality-permits-cancer-alleyThe $9.4bn facility, owned by Formosa Plastics, would consist of 14 separate plastic plants in St James parish, known as Cancer Alley The state of Louisiana has issued a series of key air quality permits […]
https://insideclimatenews.org/news/05122019/cop25-un-climate-talks-environmental-justice-pollution-carbon-markets-article-6 At the COP25 UN climate talks, environmental justice advocates and indigenous groups argue that emissions trading leaves the poor bearing the brunt of pollution. By Marianne Lavelle Climate justice advocates at the UN climate […]
https://www.eenews.net/greenwire/stories/1061722715/feedEPA is loosening its decades-old legal interpretation of the meaning of “ambient air” in its latest bid to ease permitting requirements. Original Title: AIR POLLUTION: EPA redefines ‘ambient air’ to ease permit requirements Full Text […]
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/29/first-eu-wide-climate-law-to-set-net-zero-carbon-target-by-2050Published By: Climate change | The Guardian Link: https://www.findclimateanswers.com/proposed-eu-wide-climate-law-would-set-net-zero-carbon-target-by-2050/ Plan is part of ‘green new deal’ but campaigners say it is not enough to tackle climate crisis The first EU-wide “climate law” would enshrine a […]
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6471281/Expert-reveals-pollution-INSIDE-home-cause-asthma-attacks-damage-lungs.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490Damp air can create mould, scented candles produce carcinogen pollutants, and open fires and dust mites can restrict breathing. Nurse Emma Hammet reveals how to clear you home’s air.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6406729/Air-pollution-shaving-YEARS-peoples-lives-report-reveals.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490&ito=1490Air pollution shortens life spans is currently dragging global life expectancy down by 1.8 years, a new University of Chicago study found. But Americans have gotten 1.5 years back with regulation.
https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/416457-trump-epa-weighs-new-limits-on-truck-pollutionThe Trump administration is embarking on what could be its first new regulation to reduce air pollution levels.The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) kicked off its Cleaner Trucks Initiative Tuesday, under which officials will consider changes […]
https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/408105-ca-air-pollution-head-new-epa-car-emissions-rule-turns-its-back-onThe chief of the California Air Resources Board is warning that the Trump administration’s proposed changes to car emissions standards “blows a hole” in efforts to meet air-pollution standards.Mary Nichols, chairwoman of the state panel, […]
http://www.climatecentral.org/news/breathing-fire-wildfire-smoke-smaller-newborns-more-er-visits-21917By Eilis O’Neill (KUOW/EarthFix). Maya Miller (Climate Central) contributed reporting This story was produced through a partnership with EarthFix, an environmental journalism collaboration of public media in the Pacific Northwest. It’s part of “Breathing Fire,” a series of […]
http://www.climatecentral.org/news/breathing-fire-wildfire-smoke-forcing-idahoans-indoors-21915By Kevin Davenport (Idaho Statesman). Maya Miller (Climate Central) contributed reporting Ivy Albert’s job is conversation. Working as an interpreter, she helps the hearing impaired by translating things like doctor’s appointments and business meetings to and from American […]