Air Pollution

Ozone Deaths Down Following Clean Air Act Amendments

BY ON October 25, 2018
This was written by Sean Reilly. It originally posted on E&E News: The number of air pollution-related deaths in the United States plunged by almost half in the two decades following passage of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments, amounting to about 71,000 by 2010, according...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, EPA, Politics, Pollution

5 Things About Trump’s EPA Assault on the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards

BY ON October 3, 2018
This was written by Mandy Warner, senior manager of Climate and Air Policy at EDF: In 1990, while I was busy with kid priorities like learning to roller-skate, Congress was updating the Clean Air Act – kicking off a process to reduce mercury and other...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Ozone, Politics, Pollution