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

"EPA Inspector General to Investigate Trump’s Biggest Climate Rollback"

"The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog said Monday it had opened an investigation into the agency’s weakening of Obama-era regulations that would have limited automobile emissions by significantly raising fuel economy standards."

Source: NYTimes, 07/28/2020

One Million Cambodians Under Threat From Development Of Vital Wetlands

"The destruction of critically-important wetlands by politically-connected developers in Cambodia threatens to flood more than one million Phnom Penh residents, ruin the city’s wastewater system, force hundreds of families from their homes, and trigger environmental devastation, a new report has warned."

Source: Guardian, 07/27/2020

"EPA Proposes Airplane Emission Standards That Airlines Already Meet"

"The Trump administration on Wednesday made public the federal government’s first proposal to control planet-warming pollution from airplanes, but the draft regulation would not push the airlines beyond emissions limits they have set for themselves."

Source: NYTimes, 07/23/2020

20 States Sue EPA Over Weakened Justification For Power Plant Rule

"A coalition of 20 states, several cities and a county are suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over a regulation that undermines the justification for certain clean air standards. The states sued over changes to the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) rule, which regulates pollution from power plants."

Source: The Hill, 07/21/2020


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