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Fuming Fireworks

BY ON July 3, 2012
It’s hard to even imagine sitting out a spectacular blazing 4th of July fireworks celebration. Not only are fireworks a radiant feast for the eyes, but the loud, fiery tradition that delights adults and children from coast to coast is uniquely American. Could there possibly...

TOPICS: Pollution, Science

5 Reasons Moms Need a Stronger Soot Standard

BY ON June 28, 2012
Recently the EPA finally released proposed revisions of its National Ambient Air Quality Standard for particle pollution. Fine particles, also known as soot, come from vehicle emissions, power plants, and fires (think grills, fireplaces, and wood stoves, as well as forest fires). This microscopic airborne pollution...

TOPICS: Asthma, Politics, Pollution, Science