Tesla Is Slowly Cutting Into Pharmaceutical & Health Insurance Costs

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2021 03:50:16 +0000

There are so many industries that Tesla is affecting — threatening even. There are a couple that don’t get much thought or attention, though. Although Tesla doesn’t make medicines or cure diseases, it is also having a growing effect on the pharmaceutical industry and the health insurance industry here in America. Dementia & Air Pollution […]

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Time To Turn Off The Engine

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 22:12:40 +0000

The momentum is building in Australia for anti-idling zones around schools. The UK and Southern California have already brought in bans for ICE cars idling in drop-off zones. Research study after research study is showing the damage that diesel and petrol exhaust do to young, developing lungs. Not to mention that air pollution contributes to […]

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Zero Emissions Zones: A Tool to Target Benefits of Vehicle Electrification to Communities that Need it Most

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 12:30:00 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By David Reichmuth and Leslie Aguayo, a Climate Equity Program Manager from The Greenlining Institute Zero-emission vehicle technologies, like battery electric and fuel cell vehicles, are critical to reducing air pollution and climate-changing emissions from transportation. State and federal policies that require and incentivize zero emission vehicles sales […]

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There’s Still Lead In London Air Despite Leaded Petrol Being Banned Since ‘90s — Implications Not Uplifting

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 21:36:37 +0000

A recent study from Imperial College London showed that there’s still lead in London air from leaded petrol (gasoline) that was banned more than two decades ago, back in the ’90s. Yes, the ’90s feels like yesterday to me, but there are still several teenagers and young adults moving through Wimbledon this week who weren’t […]

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Miami Takes Another Step Into The Future With 42 Proterra Electric Buses

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 15:16:03 +0000

Miami-Dade county has taken another step towards the electric future by adding 42 Proterra ZX5+ buses to its rapidly growing electric bus fleet, bringing the grand total of Proterra-built EVs operating in Miami to 75. But that’s just the headline — along with the buses, Miami will be installing 75 high-capacity chargers across three bus […]

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Tesla HVAC Units For Homes With Bioweapon Defense Would Benefit Help Areas Like Cancer Alley

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 19:57:58 +0000

Nestled against the mighty Mississippi is the historic city of Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana. We have the tallest capitol building in the U.S., and, sadly, one of our governors was killed there. You can feel the history as you walk inside. The scenic views of the city against the river may seem like […]

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Sharon Lavigne Recognized For Fight “To Breathe Clean Air” in Cancer Alley

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 19:01:19 +0000

Lifelong Louisiana resident, retired teacher, and grassroots activist Sharon Lavigne was awarded the 2021 Goldman Environmental Prize for her victorious and continued environmental justice activism in “Cancer Alley.” Lavigne, founder of the faith-based advocacy organization RISE St. James, successfully blocked the construction of a $1.25 billion plastics manufacturing plant in St. James Parish in 2019 […]

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Test Showed Exxon Plant In My City Produced 350 Pounds Of Particulate Matter PER HOUR

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2021 18:10:26 +0000

Emissions of Baton Rouge’s Exxon plant, which produces 517,00 barrels of oil a day, have hit a peak of 350 pounds per hour, Reuters reports. That plant is around 5 miles from my home — they don’t call this Cancer Alley for no reason. It should be noted that this is the same Exxon plant […]

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Back To School 2021: How Ford Is Keeping Kids Safe From COVID-19

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 15:46:38 +0000

As I type this, more than half of all adult Americans have received a COVID vaccine and life is, in a lot of ways, starting to look a bit like it did before the deadly virus first appeared. But, while millions of adults have been vaccinated, young kids still don’t have an approved vaccine, and […]

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