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April 30, 2015 | Blog Post

The Good, the Bad and the Smoggy

Is the air you breathe putting you and your family at risk? Find out now, in this year’s State of the Air report.

April 22, 2015 | Case

Fighting For Clean Air Protections In Maryland

Five million Marylanders live in areas that have been designated as having unhealthy levels of smog in the air. New clean air protections would reduce pollution by requiring coal-fired power plants in Maryland to install and use the same types of modern pollution controls that are more prevalent on coal plants in states throughout the country. Less than half of the coal units in Maryland are equipped with such modern controls.

April 20, 2015 | Case

Defending the San Francisco Bay from Volatile Crude Oil Shipments

Tesoro owns and operates California’s fourth-largest refinery, the Golden Eagle Refinery, located near Martinez. It plans to switch to processing lower-quality crude oil, like Bakken crude and Canadian tar sands, which are dangerous to transport and difficult and expensive to clean up in the event of spills.

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