A Snapshot of Clean Air Advocacy in America

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By American Lung Association During the industrial revolution, air pollution from booming industrial manufacturers and a growing network of train lines first became a significant public health issue.  People in urban areas became used to the sight of large plumes of smoke bellowing from...
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New Study Shows Heat Stress Protections Prevent Kidney Injury Among Farmworkers — and Save Lives

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By Marya Reiter, Farmworker Justice The lack of a federal standard to protect agricultural workers from heat stress endangers the health and lives of farmworkers across the U.S. Heat stress is a frequent risk to farmworkers, who often spend long periods doing physically-demanding work in high...
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Public Knocks Down Virtual Doors of EPA Hearing on Air Pollutant Linked to COVID-19

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By Mary Anne Hitt, Sierra Club This week, clean air supporters broke down the virtual doors of an EPA hearing on a Trump air pollution proposal, and I’m so here for it. They overwhelmed the EPA on the first and second days of online hearings on the Trump administration’s insufficient...
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