by Emily Atkin Jul 2, 2014
The EPA said the plan is needed not only to reduce climate change, but to reduce air pollution that winds up harming public health.
by Jeff Spross Apr 25, 2014
The update is the first change to the anti-pollution law since 1989, and expands its scope along with its ability to punish individual and corporate polluters.
by Bryce Covert Apr 24, 2014
Tangible action is being taken to improve safety in Bangladesh. What about the world's other garment workers?
by Bryce Covert Apr 23, 2014
The West, Texas fertilizer explosion that killed 14 and injured hundreds could have been prevented with better oversight.
by Bryce Covert Apr 17, 2014
Fifteen people dead, millions of dollars' worth of damage, and a leaky patchwork of agency oversight still haven't prompted action.
by Emily Atkin Apr 4, 2014
The proposed law has been stripped of some of its most sweeping protections.
by Jeff Spross Mar 19, 2014
A major utility group overshot how much previous rules for sulfur dioxide emissions would hike electricity rates by 16 to 24 percent.
by Jeff Spross Mar 7, 2014
Researchers looked at the effect nitrogen dioxide has on the heart, and found the changes encourage cardiovascular disease.
by Emily Atkin Mar 7, 2014
What would true reform actually look like? How difficult would it be to actually achieve?
by Emily Atkin Mar 3, 2014
The new rules will result in "dramatic" emissions reductions for smog-forming and cancer-causing pollutants.