User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-National
Category: Air :: Air Pollution
Last updated: Jul 11 2020 05:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Federal ruling on Weld County emissions could make life harder for oil and gas industry 11.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that an emissions-heavy section of northern Weld County -- currently excluded from limits on air pollution imposed on the Denver metro area -- should be counted, potentially ratcheting up pressure on the oil and gas industry to operate more cleanly or cut output.
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Companies Need To Invest In Clean Delivery Amid Pandemic Online Shopping to Reduce Air Pollution 10.7.2020 Nanotechnology Notes
Aileen Nowlan, Senior Manager, EDF+Business. This is the third in a series of Global Clean Air blogs on COVID-19 and air pollution. EDF scientists and program experts will share data about pollution levels during quarantine from a local and global perspective, and provide recommendations for governments and companies to Rebuild Better. COVID-19 means a lot […]
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Chicago air is dirtier in July than smog-choked Los Angeles. More bad air is forecast. 10.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
After missing out on cleaner air during the coronavirus lockdown, the Chicago area just suffered its longest streak of high-pollution days in more than a decade.
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Denver weather: Sunny and hot streak continues 9.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
Sunny and hot weather will continue in the Denver metro area with elevated fire danger this weekend.
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Companies should invest in clean delivery amid pandemic online shopping to reduce air pollution 8.7.2020 Nanotechnology Notes
Aileen Nowlan, Senior Manager, EDF+Business This is the third in a series of Global Clean Air blogs on COVID-19 and air pollution. EDF scientists will share data about pollution levels during quarantine from a local and global perspective, and provide recommendations for governments and companies to Rebuild Better. COVID-19 means a lot more online shopping, which means a […]
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LA’s Time To Lead A Fair, Strong And Clean COVID-19 Recovery 8.7.2020 WRI Stories
LA’s Time To Lead A Fair, Strong And Clean COVID-19 Recovery Comments|Add Comment|PrintLos Angeles has the opportunity to build back better after COVID-19, in ways that reduce air pollution, traffic congestion and greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Jeff Turner/Flickr This article originally appeared on the International Business Times. The plan, the means, the platform and the microphone: Los Angeles has what it takes to be the leading light when it comes to building back better after... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Fifth-straight air quality alert issued as Chicago heads into hot week 6.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
An air quality alert was issued for Chicago Monday -- its fifth straight -- as the region heads into a hot week following the July Fourth weekend.
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Air quality alert issued for Chicago area ahead of hot July 4 holiday weekend 2.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
An air quality alert has been issued for the greater Chicago area through Thursday night by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and could be extended for several days as the region preps for a hot July Fourth holiday weekend.
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Denver weather: Air quality alert in place Wednesday along the Front Range 1.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
It will be sunny and hot in Denver on Wednesday and an air quality alert has been issued for the Front Range from Castle Rock north to the Wyoming state line.
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California's new truck rule: It's big, it's bold, it's controversial 1.7.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
California's new truck rule: It's big, it's bold, it's controversial Katie Fehrenbacher Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:30  California's epic clean truck rule has arrived. It's big. It's bold. It's controversial.  After months of discussion, last week the California Air Resources Board (CARB) unanimously approved the Advanced Clean Truck rule, which says that more than half of the trucks sold in California have to be zero-emission by 2035. By 2045, all new commercial trucks sold in California must be zero-emission.  The truck rule follows another California law ( passed in 2018 ) that says all new public transit buses sold must be zero-emission starting in 2029. The combination of these policies makes California one of the most aggressive regions in the world pushing electric trucks and buses.  Environmentalists hailed the decision , calling it a win that will help clean up the air for disadvantaged communities that live in areas with a large amount of trucks. For example, in the Inland Empire in Southern ...
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Why now is the moment for cities around the world to act decisively on air pollution 30.6.2020 Nanotechnology Notes
Sarah Vogel, Ph.D., is Vice President for Health. This is the second in a series of Global Clean Air blogs on COVID-19 and air pollution. EDF scientists and program experts will share data about pollution levels during quarantine from a local and global perspective, and provide recommendations for governments and companies to Rebuild Better. Around the […]
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ImpactAr Tool 26.6.2020 WRI Stories
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Editorial: Goodbye, diesel exhaust. California adopts nation's first zero-emission truck rule 26.6.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The rule is among the most ambitious efforts in the world to replace dirty diesel trucks with electric and other zero-emission vehicles.

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Denver weather: Hot day with little wind raises concerns about air quality in the metro area 24.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
Denver's weather is heating up and and an air quality warning -- an Ozone Action Day Alert -- has been posted for the metro area through 4 p.m. Wednesday.
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Some of the biggest names in trucking are calling for federal support of electric trucks and buses 23.6.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Some of the biggest names in trucking are calling for federal support of electric trucks and buses
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Nevada to adopt California's stricter car pollution standards, rejecting Trump rollback 23.6.2020 LA Times: Environment

Nevada is the latest state to announce it is adopting California's tougher tailpipe pollution standards, putting it at odds with Trump administration.

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Lyft commits to 100% electric vehicles by 2030. Here’s why it matters. 18.6.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Lyft commits to 100% electric vehicles by 2030. Here’s why it matters.
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Some of the biggest names in trucking are calling for federal support of electric trucks and buses 18.6.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Some of the biggest names in trucking are calling for federal support of electric trucks and buses
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Setting the Record Straight on the Benefits of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative 17.6.2020 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
Protecting Pennsylvanians from COVID-19 and addressing the systemic racial injustices that plague our communities must be the top priorities of our elected officials right now. However, it’s critical lawmakers don’t lose sight of the escalating threats to our health and economy, including the pollution that impacts the safety and well-being of our families and communities. […]
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Report: California’s clean truck rule will save the economy billions, eliminate vast amounts of pollution 17.6.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Report: California’s clean truck rule will save the economy billions, eliminate vast amounts of pollution
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