New Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Will Protect Children and Save Lives | Fred Krupp via peacenews.org

Dec 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: General

This is one of the best weeks I’ve had in a long time.

Right on the heels of today’s landmark court decision upholding European laws to reduce airplane pollution, we got another historic moment for the environment and public health.

Today, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson unveiled the new Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, which will place our country’s first-ever national limits on mercury and other toxic air pollution from coal- and oil-fired power plants.

For more on this story, visit: New Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Will Protect Children and Save Lives | Fred Krupp, Climate 411 | peacenews.org.

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