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2014-03-03 12:26:20

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Jeffrey Levi, PhD, executive director of the Trust for America's Health (TFAH) on the final tier 3 motor vehicle emission and fuel standards released by the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100204/TFAHLOGO "TFAH is pleased the EPA issued final tier 3 motor vehicle emissions and fuel standards. There's no question that reducing the amount of sulfur in...

2013-06-06 23:00:18

A Georgia State University researcher is the first to show that the Clean Air Act of 1970 caused a rebound in rainfall for a U.S. City in a study released this week. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 A Georgia State University researcher is the first to show that the Clean Air Act of 1970 caused a rebound in rainfall for a U.S. city, according to a study released this week. Jeremy Diem, an associate professor in the Department of Geosciences, analyzed summer rainfall data from nine weather...

2013-03-06 12:21:48

Health Department's plan will not meet targets for historically polluted area PITTSBURGH, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several local organizations collaborated yesterday to submit joint comments on the Allegheny County Health Department's (ACHD) plan to improve air quality in and around the Liberty-Clairton corridor, arguing the current plan falls short of what the region needs. The organizations found that flaws and assumptions in the plan cast doubt on whether it...

Researchers Calculate The True Cost Of Clean Air
2012-10-03 14:21:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Brother, can you spare some clean air? There´s no such thing as a free lunch, and just as many countries and organizations are fighting for cleaner air on planet Earth, others are raising questions about the costs associated with this cleanup. Economists from the University of Chicago and MIT have now set about calculating the costs of working towards cleaner air, including the costs of regulations, new technologies and...