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Harvard Talks Health Benefits of Carbon Reduction

Yesterday we posted comments from the Virginia Asthma Coalition supporting the EPA’s new clean power plant rules, arriving at that support from an air quality/health perspective. To further support that line of thinking, here is the work of some Harvard … Continue reading

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Comments from Stuart Tousman on New EPA Carbon Regulations

Recently, coalition member Stuart Tousman – longtime member of the GRVAAQC and president of the Virginia Asthma Coalition – offered the following remarks at a press conference in support of the EPA’s new regulations concerning carbon emissions: My name is … Continue reading

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DEQ To Hold Listening Sessions on Proposed EPA Carbon Rule

From my inbox to your blog feed: From: Laura Kate Anderson Bender, Laura.Bender@lung.org I thought you all might be interested in some upcoming opportunities to weigh in on cutting carbon pollution (that don’t require you to travel to DC!) The Virginia … Continue reading

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How Might EPA’s New Carbon Rules Affect Lung Health?

Here’s some data from the American Lung Association on how EPA’s new carbon rules might affect lung health.  Mainly, it’s through the reduction of fine particulate matter pollution – PM 2.5 – which is one of the many pollutants emitted … Continue reading

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