New Biden Rule Requires States To Track CO2 Emissions

Credit to Author: Jo Borras| Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2023 19:15:51 +0000

Last week, the Biden administration finalized a new rule requiring states to track greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles, despite opposition … [continued]

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Why Arnold Schwarzenegger Wants Us To Focus On “Pollution” Rather Than “Climate Change”

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2023 03:59:25 +0000

Arnold Schwarzenegger has been one of the few Republican champions of climate action. That’s not to say he’s been perfect on the topic, but he has been serious about wanting to address global heating and disruptive climate change. He’s also been a top-notch climate communicator. Talking about climate change in an effective way is a […]

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A Toxic Tour Helps Convey What Fenceline Communities Experience

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 21 May 2023 02:33:52 +0000

Three colleagues from the Union of Concerned Scientists and I were invited to participate in a Toxics Tour in Kansas City. The experience was extremely valuable and I recommend it, especially if you are someone like me who works on environmental justice issues but doesn’t live in a frontline community. Reading articles and books, or […]

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Upgraded School Buses Linked to Increased Student Attendance

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2023 21:15:15 +0000

Replacing all of the oldest school buses in the nation could lead to 1.3 million fewer daily absences annually, according to a University of Michigan study. The suspected cause of these preventable absences is exposure to high levels of diesel exhaust fumes, which can leak into school bus cabins or enter buses through open windows. […]

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Is Your Petrol Car Killing Your Pets?

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 09 Apr 2023 21:47:01 +0000

Many studies have been done to demonstrate the health consequences of breathing in the fumes from internal combustion engines, and yet some people still resist the call to move across to a battery electric vehicle (BEV). But what if your car was killing your fur baby? Or, at least, damaging their health? According to Science […]

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EPA Moves to Significantly Tighten Mercury and Air Toxics Standards

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2023 20:22:49 +0000

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A proposed rule unveiled by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on April 5 could considerably tighten the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) for power plants, with specific repercussions for coal- and oil-fired generation. The proposed rule seeks to significantly update the 2012–finalized National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Coal- and Oil-Fired […]

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New Study Links EVs With Real-World Reductions In Air Pollution & Respiratory Problems

Credit to Author: Michael Grinshpun| Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2023 22:59:28 +0000

A new study by researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, published in the Science of the Total Environment journal, has found a link between the increased use of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) and improved air quality and public health in California. This is one of the first studies using real-world data to show […]

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