31 Aug '11, 8pm

Clean Air Act has cut lead air pollution by 92 percent since 1980. #4jobs #2futures #youcut #p2 #tcot

Clean Air Act has cut lead air pollution by 92 percent since 1980. #4jobs #2futures #youcut #p2 #tcot

The Clean Air Act, originally passed in 1973 and amended in 1990, is a United States federal law designed to protect human health and the environment from the effects of air pollution. Under the Clean Air Act, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is required to regulate emission of pollutants that "endanger public health and welfare." State and local governments also monitor and enforce Clean Air Act regulations, with oversight by the EPA. This legislation has a 40-year track record of cutting dangerous pollution and has prevented more than 400,000 premature deaths and hundreds of millions of cases of respiratory and cardiovascular disease. The Clean Air Act has helped: Get the Clean Air Act widget and many other great free widgets at Widgetbox ! Not seeing a widget? (More info ) cut ground-level ozone, a dangerous component of smog, by more than 25 percent since 1980...

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