Latest from the Clean Air Blog
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
The evidence comes in a new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report summing up the latest science about nitrogen dioxide pollution -- the very sort of noxious emissions that have spewed (and continue to spew) from VW's cheater tailpipes. Link to new EPA report .
The bottom line: exposure to nitrogen dioxide pollution is much worse than we realized even a half-dozen years ago.
And, to be fair, Volkswagen is not the only culprit. This report also underscores the need for tougher national emission standards for big-rig trucks -- something that the state of California and Northeastern states have been advocating.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Nowadays going green is in a trend that has really caught on to save the environment, not to mention you can save money by choosing a greener lifestyle.
Solar power is a popular way for homeowners to lower their carbon footprint. Federal and local incentives have made going solar easy and affordable. In fact, qualified homes can switch to solar with $0 down and save right away.
Going solar has never been easier!
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
Learn more about the Clean Air Act
The Clean Air Act is the law that defines EPA's responsibilities for protecting and improving the nation's air quality and the stratospheric ozone layer. The last major change in the law, the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, was enacted by Congress in 1990. Legislation passed since then has made several minor changes.