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The Fight for Clean Air

The Latest On: The Fight for Clean Air

January 14, 2015 | Video

This Is How Asthma Feels

Millions of Americans suffer from asthma; however, most people don't know how brutal it is to live with the disease. Breathing is a fundamental right, yet everyday air pollution is affecting millions of Americans' right to breathe.

July 8, 2014 | Feature

Infographic: The Hidden Cost of Our Nation's Oil Refineries

7 million Americans live near oil refineries. 20,000 tons of pollutants are released by refineries each year, without proper safeguards. Cancer, heart disease, and other health problems are caused by refineries' pollutants. Learn about the problem—and the four concrete steps that can solve the nation's oil refinery problem.

January 29, 2015 | Blog Post

Reducing Ozone is a Matter of Life and Death

The EPA needs to propose stronger ozone standards to reduce asthma attacks, but industry is erroneously claiming that tougher standards will hurt the economy.

December 23, 2014 | Blog Post

Court Victory Keeps Intact the Strands of the Clean Air Act

Another Win for Clean Air: The D.C. Circuit rejected an EPA attempt to give cities and counties with unhealthy levels of ozone pollution—or “smog”—extra time to reduce their air pollution. The Court also rejected EPA’s attempt to let some areas prematurely out of an important pollution control requirement designed to bring and keep smog levels down.

October 21, 2014 | Feature

Map: Oil Refineries in the United States

Everyone has the right to breathe clean air—and that right is being denied to millions of Americans living in the shadows of nearly 150 oil refineries across the United States. Are you one of 7 million at risk? Find the oil refinery near you.

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