Climate Change Tied to Pregnan...

Jun 18, 2020 by

Climate Change Tied to Pregnancy Risks, Affecting Black Mothers Most

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With New Manipulation of Benef...

Jun 9, 2020 by

With New Manipulation of Benefit-Cost Analysis, the Trump EPA Attempts to Hide Bodies in the Fine Print

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EPA Clean Air Panel Chair Dism...

May 20, 2020 by

EPA Clean Air Panel Chair Dismisses His Oil Industry Ties, Slams Harvard Study on Air Pollution and COVID Risks

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Sea spray is full of microplas...

May 15, 2020 by

Sea spray is full of microplastics

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About all those oil tankers of...

May 13, 2020 by

About all those oil tankers off the coast of California …

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This Month in Climate Science:...

Apr 28, 2020 by

This Month in Climate Science: Carbon Sinks Shrink, Bumble Bees Decline, Nightingale Wings Shorten, and Ecosystems Could Collapse Faster

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E.P.A. Weakens Controls on Mer...

Apr 16, 2020 by

E.P.A. Weakens Controls on Mercury

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New Research Links Air Polluti...

Apr 7, 2020 by

New Research Links Air Pollution to Higher Coronavirus Death Rates

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Air Pollution Plummets As Chin...

Mar 27, 2020 by

Air Pollution Plummets As China, Europe, New York Go On COVID-19 Lockdown

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The Most Successful Air Pollut...

Mar 2, 2020 by

The Most Successful Air Pollution Treaty You’ve Never Heard Of

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California Lagged in Capping

Feb 17, 2020 by

California Lagged in Capping – Homes of LA Residents Plagued by Illness and Odors

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Why Is Air Pollution So Harmfu...

Jan 14, 2020 by

It’s not just a modern problem. Airborne toxins are so pernicious that they may have shaped human evolution.

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What makes Delhi’s air so dead...

Dec 16, 2019 by

The policy behind the pollution.

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Getting rid of pollution impro...

Dec 6, 2019 by

After decades of steadily declining, air pollution is once again on the rise in the United States. Between 2016 and 2018, pollution of fine particulate matter — tiny particles that are emitted whenever we burn anything — rose by more than 5 percent.

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Indonesia’s food supply ...

Nov 15, 2019 by

An eye-opening report reveals how low-grade plastics are burned as fuel, poisoning the surrounding soil and air.

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Cities Worldwide Are Reimagini...

Nov 14, 2019 by

At a time when most of humanity lives in cities, where do cars belong — especially the old, polluting ones that make city air foul for people to breathe?

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Disbanded Air Pollution Panel ...

Oct 22, 2019 by

The Independent Particulate Matter Review Panel has released their consensus recommendations to the EPA administrator on the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Particulate Matter.

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The Green Revolution Spreading...

Oct 14, 2019 by

Replacing black asphalt and shingles with plants can lower the surrounding air temperature, filter dirty storm water and reduce a building’s energy use.

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Air Pollution Is Linked to Mis...

Oct 14, 2019 by

A new study published on Monday adds to growing evidence of the negative health effects of air pollution on pregnant women and their fetuses.

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Particulate Matter Air Polluti...

Oct 8, 2019 by

Air pollution is a complicated mixture that includes both invisible gases and solid particles or liquid droplets that float in the air. These pollutants are everywhere—in your home and workplace, in your neighborhood park, near busy (and not-so busy) roadways. And they can make us very sick.

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Court: Trump’s EPA Can’t...

Oct 2, 2019 by

A Trump-appointed judge was involved in the ruling. Without a strong plan for cutting coal power plant emissions, meeting ozone requirements gets much harder.

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Trump to bar California from s...

Sep 17, 2019 by

The Trump administration will announce as early as Wednesday it is revoking California’s authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and blocking states from setting tailpipe emission rules — a move that will spark a furious legal challenge, two auto industry officials said on Tuesday

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“God Told Me to Fight”—Inside ...

Aug 29, 2019 by

Houses, several churches, and an elementary school would all be about a mile away.

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California is gaining allies i...

Aug 19, 2019 by

A national divide is growing.

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We’ve got another ozone proble...

Aug 15, 2019 by

Most of us know ozone as that benevolent stratospheric layer that absorbs the sun’s harmful UV light and keeps us safe.

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Environmental racism is bad fo...

Aug 7, 2019 by

Two new books highlight how pollution is corrupting the bodies — and minds — of people of color.

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24 Governors Call on Trump to ...

Jul 10, 2019 by

The opposition to one of President Trump’s most consequential regulatory rollbacks — a plan to weaken pollution standards for automobiles nationwide — widened on Tuesday when 24 governors, including three Republicans, urged the president to abandon his plan.

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There’s a new EPA air sheriff ...

Jul 1, 2019 by

Out with one EPA official with close ties to big polluters, in with Anne Idsal, a little-known, politically connected Texan with a shaky grasp on climate science.

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EPA’s air pollution chie...

Jun 26, 2019 by

EPA air pollution chief Bill Wehrum is leaving the Environmental Protection Agency after House Democrats began an investigation into his ties to his old law firm.

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100 times more pollution than ...

Jun 21, 2019 by

The numbers are stunning: Methane pollution from ammonia fertilizer plants is 100 times higher than what the industry reports, and substantially above what the Environmental Protection Agency estimates for all industrial processes in the United States.

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