Category Archives: air pollution

Frank O’Donnell: Hopes and Reservations about a New Congress

Frank O’Donnell of Clean Air Watch explains what a new congress means for you and the air you breathe. LISTEN (8 min)

Schwarzenegger Signs Landmark Global Warming Bill

As NRDC’s Daniel Hinerfeld reports, California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday signed historic
global warming legislation
that will reduce the state’s greenhouse
gas emissions 25 percent by 2020.
LISTEN (7 min)

Frank O’Donnell: EPA chooses politics over science

Frank O’Donnell of Clean Air Watch returns to give us the inside scoop on how the EPA spun its industry-driven air quality standards.

LISTEN (11 min)

Call the head of the EPA Steve Johnson at 202-564-4700 and remind him
that our health is not for sale.

California sues Big Six Automakers


Seatbelts. Airbags. Now Clean Air: California Deputy Attorney General Harrison Pollak breaks down the state’s potentially groundbreaking lawsuit against the Big Six Automakers.

LISTEN (7 min)

Frank O’Donnell: particle soot matters.

Frank O’Donnell of Clean Air Watch explains the ongoing battle about the revision of the EPA’s 1997 standards for particle soot. Particle soot is the deadliest of widespread air pollutants. Big polluters don’t want tougher standards that new sience requires. Who is going to win: politics or science? Our health is at stake.


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