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Air Quality Regulations

Regulatory Accountability Act Would Undermine Crucial Protections for the American People

Katherine McFate | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics
Katherine McFate

What's at stake here is nothing less than the system of public protections -- built up over the past six decades -- that led to dramatic improvements in air and water quality, food and product safety, and public health.

How Many Lives Will American Electric Power Shorten to Get Weaker Clean Air Rules?

Frances Beinecke | Posted 07.11.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

American Electric Power's bill to weaken clean air standards would put enough mercury, acid gas and arsenic in the air to contribute to 34,000 deaths its first two years alone. This is too high a price for a company that just made $1.2 billion in profits.