Posts tagged Clean Air Act
Don't Let a Killer Pollutant Loose

(New York Times) - PM 2.5 is a mix of microscopic particles and liquid droplets that have been shown to cause premature death among those with heart and lung disease, nonfatal heart attacks, aggravated asthma and other conditions. Despite numerous studies The Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee is challenging the evidence and aims to revise the EPA’s current standards facilitating further PM 2.5 pollution.

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Study Links Air Pollution to Early Death

(Market Place) The leading threat to human life is air pollution, most of it caused by burning fossil fuels. Studies show that the average person will have their life shortened by two years. The Clean Air Act saw an uptick in air quality and an increase of 1.5 year life expectancy, but certain urban areas still trail behind due to environmental racism.

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