The American Public Health Association (APHA) is throwing its support behind the EPA’s bid for a tough new air quality standard that the organization says will protect the health of all Americans by curbing harmful emissions of fine particulate matter, also known as soot. On the other side of the issue, manufacturers are predicting that it will “crush” growth.
The EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice have announced a settlement with two subsidiaries of Sinclair Oil Corporation to resolve alleged violations of air pollution limits established in a 2008 consent decree at refineries in Casper and Sinclair, Wyo.
EPA’s air quality proposals draw differing opinions
June 29, 2012
The American Public Health Association (APHA) says the EPA’s proposed new national air quality standards will save thousands of lives. The American Petroleum Institute (API) says it could limit the industry’s ability to produce needed energy.