Category Archives: Air Pollution

Impacts of Proposed FY 2018 Budget Cuts on State and Local Air Quality Agencies

  A Report by the National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) May 22, 2017 Executive Summary President Trump will release his FY 2018 federal budget on May 23, 2017, which calls for huge cuts in funding for the U.S. … Continue reading

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Governor Cuomo and 11 Governors From Across the Nation Urge Federal Government to Uphold Paris Climate Agreement

    May 3, 2017 Joint Letter to President Trump Urges Continued U.S. Participation in International Efforts to Combat Climate Change Governor Cuomo, along with Governors from California, Connecticut, Colorado, Delaware, Hawaii, Minnesota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, and Washington, today … Continue reading

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Schneiderman Pledges Renewable Energy, Affordable Housing in State of the Town Address

East End Beacon Posted by Beth Young • April 27, 2017 • Top Stories • Add Comment Jay Schneiderman Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman pledged to work to make sure all the town’s electrical energy generation comes from renewable sources … Continue reading

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Trump Orders EPA to Put American Lives at Risk

Quotes from: New Executive Order to Weaken Public Health Standards “Will Cost American Lives”  Statement of Environmental Defense Fund President Fred Krupp – March 28, 2017 “Today President Trump signed an executive order commanding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to … Continue reading

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New York A.G. Schneiderman Leads Coalition Of States Opposing Pres. Trump’s Vehicle Emission Standards Roll Back

New York Will File Motion To Intervene In Lawsuit In Support Of Vehicle Emission Standards AGs: Reconsidering Standards Represents A Wrong Turn In Nation’s Efforts To Fight Air Pollution And Protect Public Health – And We Will Oppose It New … Continue reading

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