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document March 29, 2023

NAAQS PM 2.5: Technical Comments

Comments of Appalachian Mountain Club, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Citizens For Pennsylvania’s Future, Clean Air Council, Clean Air Task Force, Clean Air Now, Earthjustice, Environmental Defense Fund, Group Against Smog & Pollution, National Parks Conservation Association, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Southern Environmental Law Center, Union Of Concerned Scientists on the Reconsideration of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards For Particulate Matter

Supreme Court columns reach up toward a blue sky.
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Article: Victory May 16, 2014

Courts Demand Clean Air for Americans

Over the last few weeks, the nation’s federal courts—including the Supreme Court—have blessed Americans with four major clean air victories.

Article September 18, 2013

Friday Finds: Pushing Clean Air’s Buttons

Tired of breathing dirty air during your daily commute? Just turn on your car vent’s recirculation button, ‘advises researchers from the University of Southern California.

Press Release May 15, 2013

Clean Air Takes Over Capitol Hill

More than 100 physicians, tribal leaders, labor leaders, clergy, nurses, parents to meet with Congress on carbon pollution, smog, ash, other clean air priorities

Article March 12, 2013

Scope of Science: The Dark Side of Soot

Be green: get rid of black

Soot pollution from power plants, oil refineries and other industrial operations is a major killer.
(Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
case January 25, 2013

Ensuring States Control Soot Pollution

Soot pollution from power plants, oil refineries and other industrial operations is a major killer—new national standards limiting soot pollution levels in our air could prevent up to 15,000 premature deaths every year. But the life-saving power of these standards hinges on the stringency of measures that states take to reduce soot emissions in highly…

document January 4, 2013

PM2.5 Standards Court Opinion

Press Release: Victory January 4, 2013

Federal Court Rules in Favor of Clean Air

Requires EPA to implement strong soot controls

Press Release June 26, 2007

Clean Air Advocates Challenge EPA's Lax Rule for State Plans

Exemptions for power plants and industrial agriculture opposed

document June 25, 2007

PM2.5 Petition for Reconsideration

Suit challenging EPA proposed implementation of PM 2.5 standards

document June 25, 2007

PM2.5 Petition for Review

Petition asking EPA to review its PM 2.5 implementation rules for states.