Recent Mandates From California Have a Huge Impact on the Trucking Industry

Posted by Rypos on Jul 23, 2020 3:00:00 PM

Similar to the Clean Air Act of the 1990's national impact on diesel engine regulation and creating the eventual establishment of the regulatory tiers the industry lives with today, changes to vehicle emissions is being driven by California.

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Tags: California, CARB, Pollution

Recent Study Shows Air Quality Impacts Early Brain Development

Posted by Rypos on Jun 19, 2020 8:00:00 AM
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Tags: Air Quality, Pollution

Researchers Learn How Air Pollution Threatens Brain Health

Posted by Rypos on Jun 4, 2020 6:30:00 PM
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Tags: Air Quality, Pollution, Science

Backup Generators Raise Concerns Over Air Pollution During Power Shutoffs

Posted by Rypos on Jun 1, 2020 3:30:00 PM

As California utilities halted service to more than 2 million people last year, lines formed at hardware stores selling portable generators and many hospitals and businesses fired up their own. The prospect of the increased emissions from untold numbers of the machines, was troubling in a state already burdened with some of the nation’s worst air quality.

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Tags: Emergency Generator, Air Quality, Pollution

Air Pollution Linked to Far Higher Covid-19 Death Rates, Study Finds

Posted by Rypos on Apr 22, 2020 5:00:00 PM

Air polution increases the risk of respiratory problems that can be fatal for coronavirus patients

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Tags: World Health Organization, Pollution, Healthcare, COVID-19

New Study Finds Air Pollution Can Reach the Placenta Around a Developing Baby

Posted by Rypos on Sep 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM

According to a recent researcher's report in the online journal Nature Communications, soot breathed in by pregnant women can make is way far past their lungs, all the way into the womb surrounding their developing baby.

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Tags: Child Health, Pollution, Science

Cargo Ships are the World's Worst Polluters, so How Can They Be Made To Go Green?

Posted by Rypos on Sep 15, 2019 2:00:00 PM

 

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Tags: Pollution, Shipping

Dirty Diesel: Ships Are Some of the Worst Offenders

Posted by Rypos on Sep 11, 2019 12:30:00 PM
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Tags: Marine, Pollution, Diesel

Here's How Portland Can Reduce Diesel Pollution: Report

Posted by Rypos on Aug 21, 2019 10:31:47 PM

The Green Energy Institute released A new report titled Deconstructing Diesel: A Law & Policy Roadmap for Reducing Diesel Emissions in the Portland Metropolitan Area which offers a road map for reducing diesel pollution in the Portland metro area.

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Tags: Oregon, Pollution, Legislation

Pollution: the Race to Clean up the Shipping Industry

Posted by Rypos on Aug 1, 2019 3:30:00 PM

The Financial Times reporters  and  provide an informative article on pollution resulting from ocean shipping and the changes underway with industry leaders to address the growing issue.

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Tags: Marine, Pollution, Ports, Shipping