Air

Anything related to air quality, air pollution, or the atmosphere

"Keeping the Dust Down in California’s Owens Valley"

"Don’t call Ted Schade a hero — definitely not an environmental one. Even though he’s largely responsible for the cleanup of cancer-causing dust from Southern California’s Owens Lake, something he accomplished by waging a decades-long David vs. Goliath battle against the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power — Schade will tell you: He is not a hero."

Source: High Country News, 03/02/2015

"U.S. EPA Chief Hints at Softening Carbon Rule Interim Timeline"

"The Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday that it may ease an interim deadline for states to meet tougher carbon emission standards after regulators and electric utilities complained a lack of time may destabilize electricity supplies."

Source: Reuters, 02/18/2015
March 5, 2015 to March 8, 2015

Public Interest Environmental Law Conference 2015

The 2015 conference, "Changing Currents," at the University of Oregon School of Law in Eugene includes over 125 panels, workshops, and multimedia presentations addressing a broad spectrum of environmental law and advocacy.

"Garbage Incinerators Make Comeback, Kindling Both Garbage and Debate"

"WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Rising from a denuded landscape not far from this area’s famed beaches, the nation’s first new commercial garbage incinerator in 20 years is about to be fired up, ready to blast up to 3,000 tons of trash a day into electricity for thousands of houses."

Source: NY Times, 01/12/2015

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