Planetizen - Urban Planning News, Jobs, and Education

Ozone pollution

August 23, 2019, 1pm PDT
Due to the adoption of the Zero-Emission Vehicle standard by the state's air quality commission last week, there will be a much greater selection of electric vehicles available for interested Colorado consumers. Sales should reach 5% by 2023.
NGT News
April 29, 2019, 1pm PDT
The American Ling Association released its "State of the Air" report last week, finding that ozone and short-term particle pollution worsened in many cities in 2015-2017, compared to 2014-2016.
Quartz
May 5, 2018, 7am PDT
Politics and economics win over public health in Racine County as the EPA exempted the area around the Foxconn's massive facility from meeting stricter ozone pollution standards, saving the company from investing in smog-reducing equipment.
Chicago Tribune
November 30, 2017, 2pm PST
Ozone pollution is worsening in five counties in Southern California, and the Air Quality Management District doesn't know why.
Los Angeles Times
October 2, 2015, 10am PDT
The EPA chose to reduce the current standard of 75 parts per billion, unchanged since 2008, by 5 ppb. Public health and environmental groups insist that a safe standard would be 60 ppb, while businesses point to the high costs to comply with 70 ppb.
The Wall Street Journal
April 30, 2015, 9am PDT
The 16th annual State of the Air report includes everyone's favorite tool for putting the achievements of cities and metropolitan areas in perspective: rankings.
American Lung Association