Month: June 2011

Tell EPA to Approve Mercury and Air Toxics Rule

Earlier this year, for the first time ever, the EPA proposed a strong standard, the Mercury and Air Toxics Rule, that requires U.S. coal-fired power plants to install pollution control technologies that cut emissions tied to asthma, cancer and heart attacks. The...

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Research Studies: PM2.5

Go back to: Research Studies PM2.5 Pollution Research 2012 Satellite imaging highlights association between pm 2.5 exposure and premature birth and birth weight in Massachusetts Itai Kloopg et al, from Environmental Health Ambient Air Pollution and the Risk of Acute...

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Research Studies: Diesel

Go back to: Research Studies Diesel Pollution Research 2012 Advanced Collaborative Emission Study (ACES) Subchronic Exposure Results: Biologic Responses in Rats and Mice and Assessment of Genotoxicity By Health Effects Institute View a press release for this report:...

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Research Studies: Ozone

Go back to: Research Studies Ground-level Ozone Pollution Research 2011 Climate Change and Your Health: Rising Temperatures, Worsening Ozone Pollution Report by Union of Concerned Scientists See technical appendix: click here See a press release for this report: click...

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Research Studies: Mercury

Go back to: Research Studies Mercury Pollution Research 2012 Health Effects of Ingestion of Mercury-polluted Urban Soil: An Animal Experiment Muccillo-Baisch et al, from Environ Geochem Health 2010 Mercury Exposure and Children’s Health O’Reilly et al,...

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