Trump's proposed loosening of air pollution regulations is too risky and will bring more premature deaths, said a NEJM editorial. A major new study shows the adverse health impacts of particulate matter, especially on vulnerable populations.
A lawsuit on coal-fired power in Maryland filed by the Environmental Integrity Project was joined by Chesapeake PSR and other environmental groups. The lawsuit is against the EPA to respond to our petition objecting to the air pollution permit issued by Maryland MDE for the Morgantown coal-fired power plant.
USEPA rejected the Maryland Department of the Environment's challenge on SO2 emissions, saying the state does not meet federal air quality standards. Now Maryland must come up with a plan to reduce pollution from the Wagner coal-fired power plant south of Baltimore in Anne Arundel County.
Autism and particulate matter air pollution may be linked, says study.