Posts tagged "ozone"
EPA reverses delay of ozone standard in a win for public health

EPA reverses delay of ozone standard in a win for public health

Reversing the decision to delay the new standards strengthens protections from smog-producing ozone and helps improve our nation’s health.
EPA lowers ozone standards in new rule

EPA lowers ozone standards in new rule

Our air will soon become safer and healthier.
APHA, health advocates urge strongest possible ozone standards

APHA, health advocates urge strongest possible ozone standards

APHA and the American Lung Association conveyed a clear message yesterday: Even stronger air quality standards are required to protect the health of Americans.

The health costs of climate change: $14 billion

Climate change is one of the greatest public health challenges. It’s also costing the U.S. billions of dollars every year. According to a new study published in Health Affairs, more than $14 billion was attributable to climate change over the last decade due to lives lost and health care dollars spent.

Obama delays smog standards

President Obama today delayed standards proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency that would have reduced levels of ground-level ozone air pollution and provided stronger public health protections.