Pollution

Clean Car Rollback Puts Families’ Right to Breathe Clean Air in Reverse

BY ON August 2, 2018
Today, President Trump, Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler, and Acting National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Administrator Heidi King issued a proposal to roll back America’s health-protective and money-saving clean car standards.  In their announcement today, the Trump administration has clearly...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Cars and Trucks, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, EPA, Pollution

Wildfire Closes Yosemite Valley for First Time in More Than a Decade

BY ON July 25, 2018
This was was written by Olivia Rosane. It originally posted at EcoWatch: The iconic Yosemite Valley, home to the most famous vistas in Yosemite National Park, will be evacuated Wednesday to protect visitors from dangerous smoke from the Ferguson fire, The Huffington Post reported. Park officials said the...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, California, Children's Health, Climate Change, Heat and Extreme Weather, Pollution