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Category: Air Quality Texas

01/26 3:56 pm

Oil refineries release billions of pounds of pollution into waterways each year, according to regulatory data. NPR found that pollution is concentrated near places where people of color live. (more…)

01/26 3:56 pm

Graph showing the December spike in flaring (yellow line) and in venting (blue line). The venting amounts are far smaller than flaring amounts, but vented natural gas is a far more potent (more…)

01/26 3:45 pm

The President of the United States issues other types of documents, including but not limited to; memoranda, notices, determinations, letters, messages, and orders. …Read Full Article

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01/25 5:46 pm

“If the maniacs in the White House come for my stove,” Ronny Jackson, a Republican congressman from Texas, tweeted … to stringent outdoor air pollution controls under the Clean Air Act. (more…)

01/25 8:54 am

Improvements have been made through the federal Clean Air Act in 1970, which sought to regulate emissions through EPA oversight, and through implementation of plans in each individual state. (more…)

01/24 10:16 am

This is mandated by the Clean Air Act. The standards are supposed to be updated every five years, and generally they are tightened. The Trump administration ignored that process for the 2020 (more…)

01/24 3:06 am

This is mandated by the Clean Air Act. The standards are supposed to be updated every five years, and generally they are tightened. The Trump administration ignored that process for the 2020 (more…)

01/22 10:46 pm

Under the federal Clean Air Act, states can choose to follow vehicle emissions regulations imposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or California, which was granted an exception (more…)

01/22 12:16 pm

Fifty years after the death of Lyndon Baines Johnson, biographer Robert Caro, historian Mark Updegrove, and Luci Baines Johnson (LBJ’s youngest daughter) discuss one of the most consequential, (more…)

01/22 8:47 am

Fifty years after the death of Lyndon Baines Johnson, biographer Robert Caro, historian Mark Updegrove, and Luci Baines Johnson (LBJ’s youngest daughter) discuss one of the most consequential, (more…)

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