"A new coalition of public health advocates is urging Maine's two U.S. senators to take a stand against what they describe as a full-scale assault on the Clean Air Act by powerful corporate interests. The Maine Healthy Air Coalition says that rather than weaken the federal laws that protect air quality, Congress should be taking steps to strengthen regulations. Some health professionals claim that Maine's geographic location and the national rise in toxic air pollution are resulting in alarming increases in asthma among children."
"Maine Groups Join Forces to Fight Attacks on Clean Air Act"
Source: MPBN, 06/23/2011