The recently announced Clean Power Plan will prioritize public health by reducing carbon pollution from power plants throughout the nation.
The Supreme Court ruled to block the EPA's toxic air standard stating that the EPA did not consider costs before planning its implementation. Read on to learn about the impacts this could have on health.
APHA engaged in a national dialogue yesterday at the White House Public Health and Climate Change Summit. Learn what health leaders have to say in the face of climate change's troubling impacts on health.
A new report outlines the health impacts of climate change, noting that they could undermine the past 50 years in health gains. Read on to learn about the immediate response needed globally to tackle climate change's effects.
As many Americans plan to use our nation’s water sources to cool off this summer, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized the Clean Water Rule, which clarifies the protection of millions of acres of rivers, lakes, streams and wetlands under the Clean Water Act.
APHA and the American Lung Association conveyed a clear message yesterday: Even stronger air quality standards are required to protect the health of Americans.
One day before Thanksgiving, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency extended public health its own thanks — and recognition — with a proposal to strengthen national air quality standards for ozone pollution.
APHA applauds a new bill introduced to the Senate that would better prepare the public against the health effects of climate change.
This week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is hosting public hearings for its Clean Power Plan, which proposed the first-ever nationwide carbon-emissions limits for existing power plants.
It’s almost July Fourth weekend, but as you prepare for the outdoors make sure you don’t let climate change put you or your loved ones in danger.
How is climate change affecting the U.S. today? According to hundreds of doctors from the National Medical Association, it already causes great harm to their patients.
Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made a bold announcement to address the leading contributor to climate change — proposing the first-ever nationwide carbon-emissions limits for existing power plants.