Air

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Green Power Would Save Infant Lives, Help Millions Of Kids Breathe: Report

"The transition to electric vehicles (EVs) and clean power could save infants’ lives and help millions of children breathe easier, according to new research from the American Lung Association."

Source: The Hill, 02/22/2024

"Supreme Court Likely To Block EPA Ozone Regulation"

"The Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared sympathetic to a group of states, companies, and trade associations seeking to temporarily block a rule issued by the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce air pollution from power plants and other industrial facilities in 23 states that do not want to adjust their emissions policies."

Source: SCOTUSblog, 02/22/2024

Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge To EPA's 'Good Neighbor' Pollution Rule

"The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in an important environmental case that centers on the obligation to be a "good neighbor." Lawyers representing three states, companies and industry groups will ask the justices to block a federal rule that's intended to limit ozone air pollution."

Source: NPR, 02/21/2024

Giant Baytown Refinery Complex Wants To Expand Amid Community Backlash

"Exxon’s Baytown complex in the Houston-area has the third largest oil refinery in the U.S. and is requesting permit renewal for its olefins plant despite repeated violations to the Clean Air Act."

Source: EHN, 02/15/2024

"Redfin Adds Air Quality Scores To Listings As Climate Concerns Rise"

"After a year of record-breaking air pollution from wildfire smoke, real estate brokerage Redfin has begun publishing air quality data in its home listings. Now, buyers can see how many days a year on average a particular area will experience poor air quality, and whether that number is projected to increase over time."

Source: Washington Post, 02/14/2024

"Biden Administration Toughens Limits on Deadly Air Pollution"

"The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday tightened limits on fine industrial particles, one of the most common and deadliest forms of air pollution, for the first time in a decade." "The E.P.A. says the new rule will prevent 4,500 premature deaths annually. Industry leaders are expected to challenge the regulation, saying it will harm the economy."

Source: NYTimes, 02/08/2024

"Senate Confirms Head Of EPA’s Air Office, Key To Biden Climate Rules"

"The Senate on Wednesday voted to confirm Joseph Goffman to lead the Environmental Protection Agency’s air office, which is racing to finalize some of President Biden’s most consequential climate rules before the end of his first term."

Source: Washington Post, 02/01/2024

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