Posts tagged "pollution"

Nov. 13 news: Legionnaires’, birth-control mandate, pollution and osteoporosis

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Nov. 13, 2017.
News release: Higher air pollution in cities tied to higher mortality

News release: Higher air pollution in cities tied to higher mortality

New research presented today at APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo examined the burden of air pollution and its association with mortality in Chinese cities.

Oct. 31 news: Climate change already damaging health, ACA premiums soar, severe pollution in Los Angeles

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017.

May 12 news: WHO on pollution, opioid legislation, abortion rates worldwide

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, May 12, 2016.
White House, EPA announce strong standards to reduce carbon pollution

White House, EPA announce strong standards to reduce carbon pollution

The recently announced Clean Power Plan will prioritize public health by reducing carbon pollution from power plants throughout the nation.
EPA's Clean Water Act rule protects water sources and public health

EPA’s Clean Water Act rule protects water sources and public 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.

May 22 news: Salmonella outbreak, poverty and vision loss, California oil spill

Check out today's public health news for Friday, May 22, 2015.

EPA proposes to decrease ozone’s harmful impacts

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.

Nov. 13 news: Ebola clinical trials, U.S.-China on carbon pollution, flu shot for seniors

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014.

May 9 news: Use of C-sections, world pollution levels, syphilis rates on the rise

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, May 9, 2014.

April 14 news: Price of obesity, Beijing pollution, Medicaid expansion

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, April 14, 2014.

EPA proposes new protections against carbon pollution

The EPA proposed Friday new protections against carbon pollution, a leading contributor to climate change. The standard will lower carbon emissions from new power plants fired by fossil fuels.