4 in 10 Americans live in places where it is unhealthy for them to breathe
Original story at Mother Jones• 15 mentions • 6 months ago
Mother Jones 6 months ago
In his America First Energy Plan, President Donald Trump boasts that "protecting clean air" will "remain a high priority" during his presidency. But just a few months into his term, Trump proposed cutting funding to the Environmental Protection Agency and signed an executive order to roll back the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-era regulation central to the enforcement of the Clean Air Act. Bad timing. According to a new report published today by the American Lung Association, nearly 4 in 10 Americans live in places where it is unhealthy for them to breathe. The report also found an increase in ...