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Air Pollution

December 30, 2020, 11am PST
To reduce harmful particulate matter emissions, we need fewer cars on the road—electric or otherwise, according to the findings of a recent report.
Treehugger
November 22, 2020, 7am PST
An opinion piece published by Urban Milwaukee argues against a proposed expansion of three miles of Interstate 94 in Milwaukee.
Urban Milwaukee
October 6, 2020, 10am PDT
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimated its new rule change will result in up to 1,258 tons of additional emissions of hazardous materials every year.
The Hill
September 21, 2020, 9am PDT
Research shows that road asphalt exposed to heat and sunlight may eventually become a significant emissions source.
The Guardian
July 8, 2020, 6am PDT
The environmental gains at the beginning of the pandemic were only temporary., and there are signs more signs every day that the economy will be dirtier than ever in the future.
National Geographic
June 29, 2020, 11am PDT
California is the first state to require manufacturers to produce zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty trucks.
NRDC
June 29, 2020, 7am PDT
As economies begin to reopen around the world, some cities are taking action to prevent widespread gridlock.
The New York Times
June 28, 2020, 7am PDT
It’s time to harness technology for cleaner, healthier, and safer cities.
CNU Public Square
June 21, 2020, 7am PDT
A Trump administration decision not to tighten Clean Air Act restrictions on soot pollution will have more consequences for Black Americans.
Vox
May 31, 2020, 7am PDT
A new study conducted in Chelsea, Massachusetts is the first to quantify the effects of natural gas leaks on the health of urban trees.
Inside Climate News
May 4, 2020, 6am PDT
Contentious policy revisions at the Environmental Protection Agency roll back data-guided policies under the Trump administration.
Nature
April 29, 2020, 8am PDT
Riding a bicycle is not only a coping mechanism; it's also a way to protect ourselves during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Star
April 26, 2020, 1pm PDT
We can't go back to the way of life that makes pollution and climate change acceptable, according to multiple articles published on and around Earth Day. It's time for change.
Los Angeles Times
April 6, 2020, 12pm PDT
During the outbreak, the agency will allow companies to monitor themselves for pollution violations.
The New York Times
April 2, 2020, 6am PDT
More people are driving less and staying at home. The result is significant improvements in air quality in cities across the country.
The New York Times
February 12, 2020, 11am PST
Everyone pays a high price for the congestion and pollution of car dependence, according to this article, so maybe drivers should start paying more for the privilege.
Honolulu Civil Beat
February 2, 2020, 9am PST
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania took the dramatic step of officially declaring racism a public health threat. Public policy has yet to mitigate the city's worsening air quality, however.
CityLab
January 2, 2020, 10am PST
Ambitious talk from the mayor of Los Angeles.
Financial Times via Inside Climate News
December 18, 2019, 6am PST
Despite the decades-long activities of environmental justice advocates in the Motor City, low-income and people of color bear the brunt of pollution in Detroit.
OneZero via Medium
December 9, 2019, 6am PST
The known quantity of the EZ Pass system could prevent innovations in congestion pricing that would prevent the challenges since London enacted a similar policy.
Wired