April 14th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan
We may not even see them, but tiny particles, particulates in the PM2.5 size range, are able to travel deeply into the respiratory tract. PM2.5 infiltrates the lungs, all the way to the alveoli, where oxygen is transferred into the bloodstream. Exposure to nitrogen dioxide and fine particulate matter, or PM, can cause grave trouble with one's health
March 1st, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Many manufacturers are now building fewer diesel engine cars or planning to ditch diesels altogether. Porsche has announced recently that it will stop selling cars with diesel engines soon and Chrysler may not be far behind,
February 26th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The latest EPA study looks at the relationship between poverty, race, and pollution. It finds that low income and communities of color experience up to 50% more fine particulate pollution than normal, which is largely a result of their lack of political as well as economic power.
November 7th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The latest analysis from the EPA shows that the Clean Power Plan would likely prevent even more deaths than the Obama administration claimed it would. But in the end, that may count for little as Scott Pruitt battles to bail out the coal industry.