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EPA Protects Communities from sulfur dioxide air pollution

Posted: 02.23.2016 no comments

 

“The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identified 12 new areas across the United States today where residents regularly breathe dangerous levels of sulfur dioxide air pollution. The EPA has proposed designating these areas as being in violation of the 2010 health-based clean air standard for sulfur dioxide and, if they are finalized, it will prompt states to create clean up plans to protect at-risk communities.”

 

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Obama Makes Historic Change to Coal Leasing

Posted: 01.21.2016 no comments

 

“The Sierra Club applauds President Obama and Sec. Jewell for their leadership in reforming the federal coal leasing program and putting an immediate stop to all new and modified coal leasing. This program is broken, outdated and does not consider the threat of climate change in our communities and thanks to the Obama administration’s leadership, we can proudly say that big coal’s destructive reach over our public lands is coming to an end.”

 

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