pollution

Power plants are the nation’s largest source of dangerous carbon pollution.

UPDATED Clean Air Under Attack (Again) this Week In Congress

Update: On September 26, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the TRAIN Act, by a vote of 249-216. It must still pass the U.S. Senate before it reaches President Obama, …

via Sierra Club

Mercury Pollution Safeguards Proposal Draws Blockbuster Public Support

800,000 comments support the EPA in their efforts to curb dangerous mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants. Smashing records from previous public comment periods, over 800,000 Americans, with tens-of-thousands of …

courtesy justmytruth.com

Taking Your Support for Clean Air to Boston

Who cares about clean air? As it turns out, lots and lots of people. If you didn’t (yet) write to the Environmental Protection Agency asking for strong air pollution limits, …

Scott Bauer

Bad Riders On the Storm

The government shutdown clock is ticking away furiously in Washington, D.C. as Congress wrestles with a budget agreement. While many Americans have no choice but to ride out the storm, …

Everyone Wants Clean Air, Especially Latinos

It’s no mystery that clean air is good for all – who honestly wants more mercury, smog, arsenic, and other nasty toxics and metals invading their communities and wreaking havoc on …

Air Pollution

Toxic Mercury: It’s What’s for Dinner

Mercury and other dangerous air pollutants have long been connected to extreme health problems such as brain damage, learning disabilities, birth defects, heart disease, cancer and even premature death. As …

From Theory to Practice: Integrating Equity in Smart Growth

The 10th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference (www.newpartners.org) held in Charlotte in February was a testament to the importance and urgency of placing equity and inclusion at the …

Stormwater Pollution: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

As a new volunteer at the Seattle Aquarium, I am just as amazed and curious as the everyday visitor and always full of questions. Walking into my shift this week …

Kalamazoo River Enbridge Oil Spill

NEW REPORT – Tar Sands Pipeline Safety Risks – Highlights Great Lakes Pipeline Concerns

If you thought last summer’s oil spill madness was bad, it looks like that was just the tip of the iceberg – especially here in the Great Lakes. According to a report …

EPA Holds Clean Air Act Listening Sessions

The National Wildlife Federation was one of several groups testifing yesterday in support of the Environmental Protection Agency taking reasonable action to reduce carbon pollution. The “listening session” is one …

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