We Need the Clean Air Act, Now More Than Ever

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By Vijay Limaye, Natural Resources Defense Council As the United States observes Air Quality Awareness Week, a new report commissioned by NRDC highlights the landmark achievements of the Clean Air Act to protect our health. Since its near-unanimous passage by Congress 50 years ago, this law has...
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Congress Must Include Worker Protections in the Next Coronavirus Relief Bill

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By Celine McNicholas and Margaret Poydock, Economic Policy Institute In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Congress has now passed four separate relief and recovery measures allocating trillions of dollars in aid, but none have provided meaningful protections to working people. Workers...
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Clean Air Act: Tremendous Lifesaver and Economic Engine

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By Simon Mui and Amanda Levin, Natural Resources Defense Council Marking the 50th anniversary of the first ever Earth Day, a newly released study finds that air pollution programs implemented under the federal Clean Air Act are saving hundreds of thousands of lives and delivering trillions in...
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