20 Jul '11, 3pm

Wow.lets make some changes here!Come on baby!Lets green our states energy production methods! Game on...

Wow.lets make some changes here!Come on baby!Lets green our states energy production methods! Game on...

It shouldn’t be hard to understand why we should clean up toxic pollution – including mercury – from power plants. Especially when you consider that half of the toxic air pollution from industrial plants is coming from power plants, as a new analysis from NRDC shows. The analysis, based on the EPA’s Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) also names the Toxic 20 states which have the highest levels of toxic air pollution from power plants. “Power plants are the biggest industrial toxic air polluters in our country, putting children and families at risk by dumping deadly and dangerous poisons into the air we breathe," said Dan Lashof, Climate Center Director at NRDC in a press release . "Tougher standards are long overdue. Members of Congress who consider blocking toxic pollution safeguards should understand that this literally will cost American children and families their health an...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/paltman/the_toxic_20_st...

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nrdc.org 20 Jul '11, 3pm

WASHINGTON (July 20, 2011) -- Residents of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida live in states with the most toxic air pollution...

And the Top 20 States with the "Most Toxic" air...

treehugger.com 21 Jul '11, 4pm

Quick -- name the "most toxic" state in the U.S. Any guesses? Here's a clue: the largest source of toxic air pollution in ...

Ohio named most toxic state #green

Ohio named most toxic state #green

mnn.com 21 Jul '11, 1am

According to the NRDC, here are the 20 most toxic states, from worst to best: 1. Ohio 2. Pennsylvania 3. Florida 4. Kentuc...

The 20 States with the Most Toxic Air

thedailygreen.com 22 Jul '11, 12pm

For those who follow these issues, the results are not at all shocking. Some states have big, old power plants that have b...

Toxic 20 States with the Worst Air Pollution (D...

thedailygreen.com 22 Jul '11, 4pm

For those who follow these issues, the results are not at all shocking. Some states have big, old power plants that have b...

EPA Sets New Air Pollution Standards for Coal-Fired Power Plants

EPA Sets New Air Pollution Standards for Coal-F...

cleantechnica.com 18 Jul '11, 7pm

The new regulations, known as the Cross State Air Pollution Rule , will improve air quality for 240 million Americans , pr...

Mitt Romney: Clear Air Act Not Meant For Regula...

treehugger.com 19 Jul '11, 4am

Another day, another news story from the campaign trail as Republican candidates continue to run away from taking responsi...

Mitt Romney: Clear Air Act Not Meant For Regula...

treehugger.com 19 Jul '11, 4am

Another day, another news story from the campaign trail as Republican candidates continue to run away from taking responsi...

Great article via @TreeHugger on Tattoo Pigments & Inks. Not all tattoo inks are created equal... #toxins

Great article via @TreeHugger on Tattoo Pigment...

treehugger.com 20 Jul '11, 8pm

Question: I've been wanting to get myself a tattoo for a few weeks, but I've heard that tattoo inks can be toxic. Where/Ho...

More than 600,000 Americans support EPA's ending Mercury Pollution

More than 600,000 Americans support EPA's endin...

nwf.org 19 Jul '11, 6pm

The National Wildlife Federation joined with a coalition of public health, faith, and conservation groups today to deliver...

The #CleanAirAct is a 40-yr success story of re...

switchboard.nrdc.org 27 Jul '11, 9pm

Representative Lois Capps (D-CA) is offering an amendment to the House EPA-Interior spending bill that protects our childr...

Eco Friendly Methods For Your Garden - Growing your own vegetable garden is a great way to spend time outdoors as we...

Eco Friendly Methods For Your Garden - Growing ...

greenandcleanmom.org 19 Jul '11, 4pm

Instead of plastic or ceramic gardening pots, consider using biodegradable ones that are made from bamboo pulp or rice hul...

The Promise to Protect Kids from Dangerous Air ...

switchboard.nrdc.org 26 Jul '11, 7pm

Today the League of Women Voters is announcing a new campaign to make sure Americans can breathe clean air, by calling on ...

More than half of US states broil in deadly hea...

channelnewsasia.com 22 Jul '11, 3pm

WASHINGTON: US weather experts on Friday issued heat alerts for more than half of the 50 states as a blanket of hot air an...

Cross State Air Pollution Rule aims to cut smog, soot from coal plants: U.S. environmental regulators finalized

Cross State Air Pollution Rule aims to cut smog...

enn.com 08 Jul '11, 5pm

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