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Petition filed over air quality standards

Feb 15th, 2014 | By

The American Lung Association of the Northeast, the Sierra Club of Connecticut, and Environment and Human Health, Inc. are submitting a legal “petition” to the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) asking that agency to set regulatory air standards for residential wood smoke emissions. The Connecticut Fund for the Environment has submitted

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Help solve our sooty mess, from Environment Connecticut

Aug 14th, 2012 | By

A dispatch from Johanna Neumann, Environment Connecticut Regional Director Tens of thousands of Americans’ lives are cut short every year because of soot pollution. As alarming as that is, what’s worse is that we’ve had the technology for years to clean up the largest sources of soot pollution—power plants and diesel vehicles—but polluters have dragged

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