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The Clean Air Fight Continues in 2012

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 03.05.2012 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

As the last days of December waned, the Environmental Protection Agency had a lot to celebrate. They made it through 2011.

New Smog Standards Will Prevent Respiratory Illness, but Polluters Don't Want to Clean Up Their Mess

Peter Lehner | Posted 10.10.2011 | Green
Peter Lehner

It's true that businesses will have to pay to reduce their smog pollution. It is also true that the costs of reducing pollution are routinely dwarfed by the value.

Power Company Trades Your Jobs And Our Health For Its Profits

Gwen Ruta | Posted 08.23.2011 | Green
Gwen Ruta

If these plants do close and jobs are lost, it's not because of EPA regulations, but because AEP made a bet against our health and lost.

Dear EPA: Haste Makes Waste

Michael Brune | Posted 08.07.2011 | Comedy
Michael Brune

Assuming we can handle the sick kids and the premature deaths, we shouldn't have trouble saying goodbye to the thousands of jobs that would be generated by installing clean-air controls.

Would You Dress Like Lady Gaga for Cleaner Air?

Valerie Jaffee | Posted 07.21.2011 | Green
Valerie Jaffee

A new Gaga-esque dress, equipped with a built-in air purification system, might be the perfect solution to car exhaust, ozone, toxic chemicals and other pollution dirtying our air.

A Victory for Common Sense

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

The Republican leadership chose to turn a simple question -- should Congress respect the integrity of the Clean Air Act -- into an exercise in petty partisanship. They failed in their purpose.

EPA Proposes Tougher Clean Air Rule

AP | H. JOSEF HEBERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — (AP) _ The Obama administration is proposing to strengthen a key air pollution health standard. The Environmental Protection Agenc...