American Lung Association, American Public Health Association Taking Legal Action against EPA on Dangerous ‘ACE’ Rule
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 8, 2019) – Today, the American Lung Association and the American Public Health Association, represented by attorneys from the Clean Air Task Force, have filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) repeal of the Clean Power Plan – the first-ever federal policy to reduce harmful carbon pollution from power
“How Does Natural Gas Production Contribute to Ozone Pollution?”: A Podcast with The Endocrine Disruption Exchange
Lesley Fleischman, Senior Analyst with Clean Air Task Force, answers the question “How does natural gas production contribute to ozone pollution?” In an interview with Carol Kwiatkowski, Executive Director of The Endocrine Disruption Exchange (TEDX), Lesley explains how ozone is formed due to venting and leaking of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the entire natural […]
Happy National Child Health Day?
Assistant EPA Administrator Bill Wehrum announced to the Clean Air Act Advisory Committee On September 27th that his Agency would soon be advancing an attempt to undermine the most successful air pollution reduction rules put in place by the Obama Administration – the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS).
Slamming the Brakes on Climate Super Pollutants
Is there still time to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees C, the aspirational aim of the Paris Agreement? This week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its take on that question.
CATF Statement on Proposed Repeal of Clean Power Plan
President Trump’s latest attempt to “Make Coal Great Again” is his proposed replacement for the Obama-era Clean Power Plan (CPP).
Canada Releases Final Methane Regulations, US NGOs Comment
Today, Canada issued robust, nationwide standards expected to cut methane pollution from the oil and gas industry by 40 to 45 percent.
Joint NGO Statement on BLM Methane Rule Circuit Court Victory
Late last night, a U.S. District Court granted a preliminary injunction striking down Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s attempt to delay for one year implementation of the Bureau of Land Management’s methane waste rule.
CATF Statement on BLM Methane Rule Rollback
Once again, the Trump Administration is running a full-frontal assault on American public lands, the public health, and the environment.