Author: Christy Newell, Research Assistant, Emerging Leaders Program

EPA’s Climate Rule is Delayed, More of a Dangerous Trend

“Greenhouse gases for power plants is first on the docket,” EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson said on the sidelines of an event in San Francisco. “Although we are not going to make the date at the end of the month, we are still working and will be shortly announcing a new schedule.”On Thursday, the EPA announced […]

Obama’s Delay Means More Sick People

Last Friday, President Obama chose to delay critical air quality standards for smog pollution. This decision comes as a blow to the environment and public health. In a statement from the White House, Obama sited concern for our recovering economy as reason to delay this public health protection stardard. Obama said, “Ultimately, I did not […]