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Alan H. Lockwood, M.D.
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Natural Gas: the Bridge to Nowhere

(17) Comments | Posted August 19, 2013 | 4:18 PM

Natural gas, whose principal constituent is methane, is touted as a "bridge fuel" to be used in a transition from fossil fuels, notably coal, to renewable, sustainable sources of energy. Switching would theoretically combat global warming by decreasing carbon dioxide emissions. It is not that simple. Ignoring, for the moment,...

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Supporting the EPA Is Not Enough

(8) Comments | Posted November 20, 2012 | 7:31 PM

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the Clean Air Act (CAA) prevented the premature loss of 160,000 American lives per year in 2010. By 2020 this number is expected to rise to 230,000. This makes the Act one of the most important public health measures ever enacted. Where...

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