Posts Tagged ‘ air pollution ’

Op-Ed: Why Outdoor Wood Furnaces Should be Banned | Nancy Alderman

Jan 10th, 2011 | By

EHHI has found that homes as far away as 850 feet from outdoor wood furnaces have wood smoke levels inside their homes way above the EPA standards. Read more inside.

New Guidelines from EPA for Selecting Safe School Locations

Nov 23rd, 2010 | By

The EPA has released draft voluntary guidelines to help communities protect the health of students and staff from environmental threats when selecting new locations for schools, which, historically, have been located in areas with the most air pollution — next to major roadways.

New report details deaths and other public health impacts from coal-fired power plants

Sep 15th, 2010 | By

Reducing emissions of fine particle pollution from coal-fired power plants can have a significant positive effect on public health here in Connecticut, according to a new Clean Air Task Force report titled “The Toll from Coal.”