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By Miles O’Brien In a recent Op-Ed, environmental engineer Jason West implored the media to make the connection between intensifying storms and climate change. I couldn’t agree more. Just talking about the devastation of Hurricane Florence is not enough. It is important to put it in context: we must prepare for this kind of storm...
  Medical Advocates for Healthy Air recently joined the Concerned Citizens of Richmond County (CCRC) and The Dogwood Alliance for the Rally for Health and Environmental Justice. The rally was held in Dobbins Heights, a small, low-income, predominately African American community where the nation’s largest biomass manufacturer, Enviva, wants to build its fourth wood pellet...
The Clean Air Act (CAA) was signed by President Richard Nixon on Dec. 31, 1970, to regulate air emissions from stationary and mobile sources. Before its passage, smog—a combination of ground-level ozone and particle pollution—posed a significant problem for many U.S. cities. Congress charged the newly formed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the primary role...
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