air pollution

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Trump’s EPA wants to ignore science and put more dirty trucks back on the road

Published: 
Wed, 12/06/2017 (All day)

Diesel exhaust fumes are the most foul tailpipe emissions on the road, as anyone stuck in traffic behind an aging bus or 18-wheeler can attest.

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Bike, Car or Train: Which Commute Has the Worst Air Pollution?

Published: 
Mon, 11/20/2017 (All day)

The traffic in the Bay Area regularly ranks among the nation’s worst — and sitting in traffic isn’t just irritating; there’s some downright unhealthy stuff in that air you’re breathing.

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L.A., Long Beach ports adopt plan to slash air pollution and go zero-emissions

Published: 
Thu, 11/02/2017 (All day)

The nation’s largest port complex approved a plan Thursday to slash air pollution by encouraging the phase-out of diesel trucks in favor of natural gas and, ultimately, zero-emissions trucks and cargo-handling equipment over the next two decades.

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Air Pollution Kills Millions Each Year. Here’s How Cities Can Fight It.

Published: 
Thu, 10/26/2017 (All day)

When a city’s air is dirty, it threatens residents’ health and economic security. This problem is worsening across the globe, and air quality experts say cities owe it to their people to take action.

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When The Air In Your Home Is More Polluted Than Outside

Published: 
Tue, 10/17/2017 (All day)

I never knew that indoor air quality could be an issue until I moved to New York City from Northern California in 2009.