Pollution

SCANDAL: The Trump EPA’s Dirty Power Scam

BY ON August 22, 2018
Trump Environmental Protection Agency has just announced its proposal to “replace” America’s Clean Power Plan, our only plan to curb the impacts of climate pollution from dirty sources like coal power plants. Make no mistake — this proposal is anything but “clean.” This proposal is...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Carbon Pollution, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Environment, EPA, Politics, 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