Joseph Goffman has been nominated to serve as Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation, which is responsible for all Clean Air Act protections. Tell your Senator to support this nomination.
Congress will soon vote on a bill to prevent EPA from implementing strong limits on tailpipe emissions from cars and light trucks. We need to act fast to ensure these health-protective safeguards are finalized and implemented.
Money intended to fund clean school buses should not be spent on propane and compressed natural gas buses, which run on fossil fuels. Now is not the time to make a long-term commitment to fossil-fueled vehicles.
“Chemical recycling” is a fancy way of saying “burning trash.” It’s a practice that harms communities, and our lawmakers must not be fooled into thinking this is the best path forward. The plastics industry is greenwashing us.
EPA needs to get the job done and finalize standards—for methane, mercury, soot, cars, trucks, petrochemicals, and power plant pollution.
EPA has the authority to ban vinyl chloride under the Toxic Substances Control Act. PVC plastic is used in all kinds of household items, from flooring to shower curtains to pipes to window frames. But there are safer alternatives to this plastic available, and it’s beyond time that EPA protect us.
This week, dozens of moms from across the country will testify before EPA at a hearing on proposed federal standards for greenhouse gas pollution from heavy-duty trucks.
EPA’s recent proposal to reduce climate pollution from heavy-duty trucks and buses would help avoid 1.8 billion tons of carbon emissions through 2055. And for millions who live with poor air quality, the proposed Clean Truck standards would improve air quality nationwide.
Gas-powered leaf blowers release toxic pollutants into the air we breathe. These pollutants, many known carcinogens, can be extremely harmful to human health.