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  • Cap and Trade-Offs
    At the surface, the struggle is over facts — over whether pricing carbon makes local air pollution worse — but there’s also a deeper and much more significant disagreement: Most environmental justice ...
    10/18/2020 - 8:59 pm | View Link
  • Miami-Dade is one storm away from a housing catastrophe. Nearly 1 million people are at risk
    As the tail end of one of the most active hurricane seasons in history nears, Miami-Dade County appears once again poised to emerge unscathed. The region dodged hurricanes and tropical storms that ...
    10/11/2020 - 10:44 pm | View Link
  • Wakashio’s Skeleton Crew: Mauritius Oil Spill Ship Was 17% Understaffed
    The Japanese vessel that caused the oil spill in Mauritius, the Wakashio, had been travelling with a skeleton crew, 17% below what was legally allowed. It now turns out many had stayed on board beyond ...
    10/11/2020 - 2:05 pm | View Link
  • City Hall (Los Angeles) Presents: Inept Governance
    Los Angeles, like Sacramento and the Federal government, could carefully review public policy options instead of surrendering to lobbyists and campaign donors.
    10/8/2020 - 10:02 am | View Link
  • Sulfur dioxide emissions show decline in India: Report
    For the first time in four years India’s sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions recorded a significant decline of approximately 6% in 2019 compared to 2018, reveals an annual analysis from Greenpeace ...
    10/8/2020 - 6:59 am | View Link
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  • US air quality: Air more polluted since 2016, report finds
    After years of improvement, US air quality has gotten worse since 2016, report suggests ... the report's findings, stating that air quality improved between 2016 and 2018. ... amendments made to ...
    10/19/2020 - 1:16 am | View Website
  • US air quality is slipping after years of improvement
    After decades of improvement, America’s air may not be getting any cleaner. Over the last two years the nation had more polluted air days than just a few years earlier, federal data shows. While it remains unclear whether this is the beginning of a trend, health experts say it’s troubling to see air quality progress stagnate.
    10/19/2020 - 12:12 am | View Website
  • 17 US cities with the worst air quality so far this year ...
    According to recent reporting from The Associated Press, US air quality is falling after decades of improvement.The reporting, based on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) data, found that there were 15% more bad air days per city last year than the average from preceding years.
    10/18/2020 - 10:46 pm | View Website
  • US Air Quality Got Worse After Years of Improvement, And ...
    Air pollution worsened in the United States in 2017 and 2018, new data shows, a reversal after years of sustained improvement with significant implications for public health.. In 2018 alone, eroding air quality was linked to nearly 10,000 additional deaths in the US relative to the 2016 benchmark, the year in which small-particle pollution reached a two-decade low, according to researchers at ...
    10/18/2020 - 7:22 am | View Website
  • Air quality in US dramatically worse, says new 'State of ...
    As the United States marks the 50th anniversary of the Clean Air Act. air quality is dramatically worse in the United States, according to a new report.
    10/18/2020 - 6:04 am | View Website
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