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Sen. Tom Carper on EPA’s Proposed Air Quality Standards: “The Time to Act on Protecting Our Children’s Health is Overdue.”

Our guest blogger is Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE), Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Clean Air.  He co-chaired a hearing on “Air Quality and Children’s Health” on June 8, 2011.  This is a Mom’s Clean Air Force cross-post. Summer is here, and that means kids outside swimming, playing baseball, and eating bar-b-que on the patio. [...]
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Keep Pollution Cops On The Beat: Congress Proposes Stripping $100 Million From Clean Air Enforcement

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

by Peter Iwanowicz The Clean Air Act is one of the most successful public health laws we have.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s  (EPA) assessment of the Act finds that in 2010 alone, the reductions in fine particle and oz... Read Post

More Protective Soot Standard Will Save Lives, Protect Fragile Environments

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (2 years ago)

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Sen. Carper And Alexander: Clean Air Is Not A Partisan Issue

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

Both Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Tom Carper (D-DE) agreed that while the Clean Air Act has achieved significant accomplishments – returning $30 in benefits for every $1 that has been spent — clean air faces challenges ahead. At... Read Post


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