An Experiment with Clean Air

Nature Conservancy - Science

reinforce the understanding that clean air makes a difference to each of us. One estimate suggests that a switch to solar could save up to $167 billion in health care costs associated with air pollution each year. Studies in China and the U.S.

Clean Air Coming Soon!

Sierra Club Compass

Power plants are responsible for much of our country's air pollution. These dangerous emissions make their way into our air, food, and bodies, threatening the health of our children and communities. Carbon pollution standards for new power plants published for public comment.

Big Clean Air Victory in Indianapolis

Sierra Club Compass

Resolution 241, which also urged IPL to invest in greater amounts of clean, renewable energy, had 11 co-sponsors, and a majority of council members had pledged to vote yes. " Below, clean-air activists at the hearing.

New EPA safeguard would close major Clean Air Act loophole

Sierra Club Compass

In case you missed it, late Friday the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a fix to a Clean Air Act loophole which currently allows facilities in 36 states to dump massive amounts of pollution onto nearby communities.

North Omaha Residents Win Major Clean Air and Climate Victory

Sierra Club Compass

This is a big victory in the struggle for clean air, a safe climate, and healthy communities. "OPPD "OPPD has finally answered our calls to clean up our air," said Vernon Muhammad, a father and resident of North Omaha. "My 33 percent clean energy portfolio.

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SmartPaint Senses Structural Damage, KNOxOUT Cleans Air

Green Prophet

Paint for cleaning the air. According to Blaine Brownell, of Architect magazine, “Boysen’s KNOxOUT paint incorporates a titanium-dioxide additive, which neutralized physical particulates in the presence of sunlight, causing them to drop out of the air.

Standing Up for Clean Air in Delaware

Sierra Club Compass

Whether the Delaware City Refinery is granted its Title V air permit or not has very little effect on my life. Why, then, did I go to the hearing for the Title V air permit application by the Delaware City Refinery ? Installation of real-time air quality monitoring 2.

Delaware Activists Speak Out for Clean Air

Sierra Club Compass

On Tuesday night, hundreds of Delaware residents near the Delaware City Refinery spoke out at a public hearing about the air permit for the facility as it plans to refine tar sands oil. PBF Energy Delaware City Refinery Title 5 Air Permit Hearing draft video from Kristen E on Vimeo.

A Big Win for Clean Air in Pennsylvania - and Nationwide!

Sierra Club Compass

According to the Clean Air Task force, pollution from Homer City causes 43 premature deaths every year. This victory sets an important standard for other clean air fights across the country.

Kentucky's Coal Challenges -- Public Health, Clean Water, and Clean Air

Sierra Club Compass

Right now a major pending decision is whether the Environmental Protection Agency rejects Kentucky's revision of clean water protections in the state. Kentuckians -- and all Americans -- deserve clean-water and pollution safeguards that will protect their health.

Arizona: Fight for Clean Air and Clean Energy Inspires a Family of Activists

Sierra Club Compass

Kathy and Anna are superstar volunteers for Arizona Beyond Coal who are working to transition Arizona away from the Navajo Generating Station coal plant (NGS) and replace it with clean energy. Kathy''s daughter Anna sees the realities of bad air quality around her every day.

Clean Air Measures Will Protect Families, Help Move Arizona.

Sierra Club Compass

South Florida Citizens Demand Rubio Support Climate Action » Clean Air Measures Will Protect Families, Help Move Arizona Beyond Coal. Toxic air pollution from the Apache, Coronado, and Cholla coal plants kills dozens and hospitalizes hundreds each year. Compass.

What's At Stake: Clean Air and Public Health in our Highest Courts on December 10

Sierra Club Compass

This Tuesday, December 10, our nation's highest courts will hear two landmark Clean Air Act cases that have big implications for public health. The benefits of the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule are remarkable.

Exposed: Why the GOP Wants to Eliminate Clean Air Act Provisions [cartoon]

Wend Magazine

Otherwise, why on earth would leading Republicans try to make it easier for big polluters to further pollute the air we (their consitituents, and the rest) breathe? …but who needs clean air? From The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC): Dirty Air Extremism.

Can India’s Farmers Deliver Clean Air Along with Good Food?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Planting Healthy Air: Can Urban Trees Help Clean Up Pollution? A Benefit of the Conservation Reserve Program: Paying Farmers to Grow Clean Water. With nearly a million land holdings burning, a great deal of smoke goes up into the air.

Dallas Wins Big in Battle for Clean Air

Eco Friendly Daily

million for clean air projects such as an improved downtown trolley service and a green building program – and it’s all the result of a Texan rancher taking on a multi-national corporation. The city of Dallas, Texas is to receive $2.5

Amazing Chicago Coal, Clean Air Activist Wins Goldman Environmental Prize

Sierra Club Compass

LVEJO and dozens of other organizations, including Sierra Club, joined together in the Chicago Clean Power Coalition to push for the coal plants to be cleaned up or retired.

How to Grow Clean Air

Celsias

The Sweet Smell Of Clean Air

Eco Friendly Daily

For those reasons, it is easy to see why air fresheners are a multi-billion dollar industry around the world. Every single day, thousands, if not millions of people buy air fresheners so that they can make their homes smell like the mountains, beach, or lake.

Clean Air, Green Earth: This Energy Infographic Will Blow Your Mind

Eco Chic

Traditional, internal combustion car engines produce a hefty 30 percent of total air pollution in the U.S. The post Clean Air, Green Earth: This Energy Infographic Will Blow Your Mind appeared first on Eco-Chick.

Burning Season: A Crisis in (not only) Northern Thailand.

Elephant Journal

Academy Alumni Green Health & Wellness Travel WAYLON: Today Only Air Pollution burning season circular mindset clean air ecotourism garbage green plastic recycle reduce waste resuse Thailand

US EPA Proposes New Clean Air Standards for Particulate Pollution (Soot)

Celsias

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed new national air quality standards for fine particulate pollution, or soot. On June 14, the U.S.

Carbon Footprint – Summer Travel

Green Home Blog

kg of carbon per passenger mile for air travel. You should be willing to forego such things as daily fresh towels as well as using energy saving air conditioners. Tagged: clean air , eco travel , going green , green business , Green Holiday ideas , green travel.

Why I Hate Earth Day: thoughts from an Environmental Hypocrite.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Food Green Inspiring (Wow) Clean Air Act Clean Water Act climate change Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) earth-day Environmental Protection agency factory farming green natural disasters plastic politicsDon’t get me wrong: I’m all for saving the planet. If we don’t do something, we’re screwed. The effects of climate change are becoming catastrophic, from more droughts and heat waves to increased hurricane and.

Fuel Economy Standards Are Essential to Our Health, Environment and Economy

Conservancy Talk

That is the air pollution control programs of the Clean Air Act. In 1970, Congress acted to address this threat, adopting the Clean Air Act that required a 75 percent reduction in the emissions from new cars that caused smog and carbon monoxide poisoning.

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10 Recipes for Homemade Air Fresheners

Green Home Blog

10 Recipes for Natural, Homemade Air Fresheners. Natural air fresheners. So next time you’re looking to spruce up your home, skip the store and try out these ten natural air fresheners. Gel air fresheners. After it sets you’ll have your own homemade gel air freshener.

“Exxon Hates Your Children.” And This Ad. {Video} ~ Marcia G. Yerman

Elephant Journal

There are a plethora of ads put forth by oil companies to promote the “social good” they’re doing. As a writer on environmental issues, I happen to be aware of the flip side of the story. So while British Petroleum pushes their “Voices from the Gulf” tourism travelogues about how great it is to visit [.].

7 Things to Ban from your Home Right Now if you Want Cleaner Air.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism Family Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Green Featured Today air filters Air Pollution air quality clean air Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) eco-friendly products Environmental Protection agency family For Children green living safe home World Health OrganizationAs the mother of two young children, this research compelled me to scour my house for potential pollutants and root out as many as I could.

A Guide to Enzyme Cleaners

Green Home Blog

Most of us have cabinets full of cleaning products. Many, for example, can release VOCs into the air or damage natural waterways once they go down the drain. Fortunately, there are a number of alternatives that can clean just as well (or better!) Enzymes are biological compounds that help speed up chemical reactions, which makes them perfect for cleaning up household messes. Enzyme-based cleaners can replace most common household cleaning products.

Keep Our Environment Clean

Green Home Blog

Keep Our Environment Clean. The World Health Organization estimates that air pollution contributes to over 2 million premature deaths every year. Clean green – keep nasty chemicals out of wastewater by switching to natural soaps and detergents made from citrus, enzymes, or oxygen.

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Top 5 Benefits of Riding Your Bike

Green Home Blog

Tagged: clean air , ecofriendly , going green , outdoors , recycled bike tube wallet. Going Green Green Health clean air ecofriendly going green outdoors recycled bike tube walletTop 5 Benefits of Biking. Get on your bike for better health!

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Small Business Owners Support Government Investments in Renewable Energy and EPA Clean Air Standards

Celsias

They report that "As part of these efforts, scientific opinion polling in six states— Colorado, Michigan, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia—shows that America’s entrepreneurs want pragmatic, innovative policies that help guide them into a competitive, modern clean energy economy. Encouraging results indeed from the research completed last month by the Small Business Majority on the attitudes of small business owners.economy.

5 Rules For Sleeping Well – Naturally

Green Home Blog

remove();});}; // ]]> Tagged: clean air , Green tips , health , natural. ALLERGY HEALTH SENSITIVE Going Green Green Health NON-TOXIC BIO-BASED SUSTAINABLY SOURCED clean air Green tips health natural5 Rules For Sleeping Well – Naturally.

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Fact Or Fiction: Five Common Home Energy Myths

Green Home Blog

But, as with fluorescent lighting, that initial burst of energy is very small compared with the energy it take to run a furnace (or air conditioner) overnight. You’ll be keeping your heating and air conditioning effective while making your home clean and safe.

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NOAA Calls July Hottest Month Ever

Green Home Blog

Tagged: clean air , ecofriendly , environmental products , health. SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS Uncategorized clean air ecofriendly environmental products healthNOAA Calls July Hottest Month Ever.

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5 Ways To Green Your Bedroom

Green Home Blog

To get you started, here’s a list of five ways you can keep your bedroom safe, clean, and green. Improve the air quality. You spend eight hours a night breathing the air in your bedroom, which means you want to keep the air in there as clean as possible.

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“Trashed” Examines Global Waste. {Video} ~ Marcia G. Yerman

Elephant Journal

The important role of film: educating society and bringing difficult subjects to the broadest possible audience.

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How Does It Work: Wind Energy

Green Home Blog

The rotation of the earth, along with the cycle of heating and cooling provided by the sun, moves air around to create everything from the cool breeze across your face to hurricane force gales. Tagged: clean air , electricity , green energy , green home , green living , wind power.

A Guide to Radon

Green Home Blog

Instead, most of the risk that comes from water-borne radon comes as the result of radon being released into the air from running water (like in the shower or laundry). Airpura P600 Air Purifier. A Guide to Radon. What is Radon?

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The Republican Book on $cience [cartoon]

Wend Magazine

Any time you fight to weaken clean air and water standards, carbon (etc.) Looking out for your constituents who hate clean drinking water, and love asthma, cancer, and extreme weather– I’d imagine that’s too small of a base to really fight for.

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What Does It Mean to Go Green?

Green Home Blog

Volunteer with parks or natural centers to ensure your community has clean, well-maintained green spaces and get involved in local efforts to start or expand recycling programs and other sustainability efforts. Our bodies put up with a lot every day, from fast food burgers to air pollution to a poor night’s sleep , and going green means doing what you can to ensure you don’t let toxins in your environment affect you. What Does it Mean to “Go Green”?

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Obama Kickstarts Action on Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

Over the past 35 years, the EPA has used the Clean Air Act to effectively reduce pollution that endangers public health and welfare, including vehicle emissions.

5 Tips for Non-toxic Cleaning of Household Mold

Green Home Blog

5 Tips for Non-toxic Cleaning of Household Mold. The first step in cleaning any moldy item is to take it outside. Mold spreads through microscopic particles called spores, and if you attempt to clean mold indoors you’re likely to spread these spores onto other surfaces in your home. If you have mold on indoor household surfaces like walls or tile, be sure to cover the surrounding areas before you clean to help prevent the spread of spores through the rest of your house.