(PDF) Supplementary Comments to EPA on RFS Standards for 2018 and Biomass-Based Diesel for 2019
CATF Filings Biofuels
An Analysis of Diesel Air Pollution and Public Health in America
A full length treatment of CATF’s diesel impacts analysis including methodology.
Support Clean Diesel in the Transportation Reauthorization Bill
Any new investment in our nation’s infrastructure as a part of the Transportation Reauthorization Bill should be a clean investment.
Occupational Exposure to Diesel Exhaust
U.S. industries have relied on diesel engines to power equipment and machinery since diesels gained popularity in the 1950s. Yet, only a few decades later scientists were already investigating the health consequences of operating and working around diesel engines for workers such as truck drivers, mechanics and equipment operators. Since then, study after study has […]
No Escape From Diesel Exhaust: How to Reduce Commuter Exposure
Every day, Americans are needlessly sickened from exposure to air pollution in the form of fine particles. Overall, health researchers estimate that fine particles, such as those found in diesel exhaust, shorten the lives of 70,000 Americans each year. Many more suffer the effects of particle-related respiratory and cardiovascular disease. CATF’s investigation demonstrated that whether […]
Diesel and Health in America: The Lingering Threat
Everyone has experienced it: getting hit right in the face by a cloud of acrid diesel smoke. Perhaps you were standing on a street corner when a bus or truck whizzed by. Or maybe you were standing at a bus stop or stuck behind a dump truck grinding up a hill. But breathing diesel exhaust […]
CATF Testimony to U.S. EPA Regarding Federal Efforts to Protect Public Health by Reducing Diesel Emissions
Testimony of Conrad G. Scheider before the clean air subcommittee of the environment and public works committee regarding federal efforts to protect public health by reducing diesel emissions.
Diesel In America Report Facts and Jones Day Rebuttal
The industry law firm, Jones Day, in its 2005 critique, “Taking the Clean Air Task Force to Task”, accuses Clean Air Task Force (CATF) of “junk science” for its report Diesel in America—The Lingering Threat. In the piece, Jones Day ignores facts about the standardized methodology used by CATF and criticizes epidemiological research widely accepted […]