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4 in 10 Americans live in places where it is unhealthy for them to breathe

Original story at Mother Jones• 3 mentions • 1 week ago

Mother Jones 1 week 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 ...
 
 
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19 Apr
Clara Jeffery @ClaraJeffery
2/ four out of every 10 Americans live in places where it is *already* unhealthy for them to breathe https://t.co/AxnWI8Rixs
19 Apr
Mother Jones @MotherJones
4 in 10 Americans live in places where it is unhealthy for them to breathe https://t.co/YNiKvPgmNl https://t.co/0XhVdQadx6
19 Apr
🗽Jeffrey Levin 🗽 @jilevin
4 in 10 Americans Live in Places Where It Is Unhealthy for Them to Breathe https://t.co/vKJ60LP4Jp