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.
The American Public Health Association expressed strong support for the public health actions recommended in the National Climate Assessment released today.
On the eve of Earth Day, U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy appeared on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” to discuss steps the Obama administration is taking to address climate change.
In a national call with health leaders, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Health Howard Koh underscored the need for continued action to protect the public from the dangers of air pollution.
About 30 senators took turns speaking through the night Monday into early Tuesday to urge congressional action on climate change.
A new standard to protect public health from carbon pollution and the impacts of climate change is now open for public comment.