Air Quality

Verdict On 1st US Fuel Economy & Emissions Program For Trucks: Success?

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Dave Cooke A decade ago, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) finalized the first ever fuel economy and global warming emissions standards for heavy-duty trucks. Last week, EPA released its first scorecard on how truck manufacturers … [continued]

Uncovering the Deadly Toll of Air Pollution from Buildings

Originally published on By Brady Seals & Leah Louis-Prescott Burning gas, wood, and biomass in buildings now has more negative health effects than burning coal in many states, says a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The peer-reviewed study, published in Environmental Research Letters, is the first to examine the effects of … [continued]