In a bid to slow harmful emissions and protect public health, the Environmental Protection Agency announced first-ever standards that require a new approach to minimize health threats.
Today, President Barack Obama and Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced goals to reduce methane emissions by “40-45 percent below 2012 levels by 2025 from the oil and gas sector,” according to a White House statement.
Public health advocates expressed deep disappointment in the Supreme Court's decision to stay implementation of the Clean Power Plan.
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.
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.
Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, March 26, 2015.
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.
Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, August 22, 2014.
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.