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A double blow for cleaner air

July 15, 2008 - Two decisions handed down last week, one by a federal court and the other by a federal agency, will have critical implications for our nation's environmental health -- and for the Bush administration's environmental legacy.

Our toxic South

April 2, 2007 - A Facing South analysis of the Environmental Protection Agency's 2005 toxic release inventory data for states across the region offers some good news and some bad news: While air pollution emitted by the region's industrial facilities declined slightly from the previous year, the amount of pollution dumped into surface wa

EPA sued over air pollution standards

December 19, 2006 - A coalition of public health and environmental groups filed suit last week against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to toughen the national standard for particulate matter pollution to a level that could prevent thousands of premature deaths every year.