Air

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

"Lung Illnesses More Likely Near Logan Airport"

"Children who live in neighborhoods bordering Logan International Airport are as much as four times more likely to wheeze, experience shortness of breath, and exhibit other signs of undiagnosed asthma compared with children who live farther away, according to a long-awaited state report released Wednesday night."

Source: Boston Globe, 05/29/2014
June 17, 2014

U.S. GHG Leadership for Paris 2015

Join the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, DC (and via teleconference) for a look at likely greenhouse gas reduction efforts for the United States to propose at the Climate Summit 2014 in Paris. Our expert panel will identify where the U.S. is in progress towards our current target and how that target might be adjusted in the lead up to the 2015 Paris negotiations. This event is free and open to the public. Register by June 13.

"Draft Letter From EPA Advisors Urges Tougher Ozone Standard"

"A draft letter from a U.S. EPA science advisory committee recommends a tight standard for how much ozone pollution can be in the air, recommending that the lower bound of the standard should be 60 parts per billion, much lower than the current standard. But the letter notes that committee members haven't made a decision on the upper bound of the ozone standard."

Source: Greenwire, 05/13/2014

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