Polls show most Americans believe air pollution (1) has been steady or rising during the past few decades, (2) will worsen in the future, and (3) is a serious threat to people’s health. Despite the impression created by government bureaucrats, environmental lobbyists, and the media, air quality in the United States is the best it has been since before the Industrial Revolution and is continuing to improve. Environmentalists and regulators paint a false picture of the nation’s air quality to pad their budgets and increase their power.
Tagged: air pollution
Unnoticed by most citizens, last week the United States Senate introduced the “Secret Science Reform Act of 2015.” The act is aimed at the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) practice of refusing to disclose data from scientific studies that support new pollution regulations. The act indirectly questions the EPA assertion that Americans are dying today from small particle air pollution.
Top officials at the EPA collaborated with progressive think tank, the Center for American Progress, to help control a media portrayal of the EPA’s Carbon Capture and Sequestration technology, after a New York Times reporter discovered the technology didn’t work.
I gave a talk to the Buckhead Kiwanis Club the other day and had one of the audience ask a fabulous question: In three years giving this talk I have[…]
I am indebted to Bruce Nilles of the Sierra Club for pointing us to the web site that chronicles the death of coal in the United States. It’s here: http://www.sierraclub.org/environmentallaw/coal/plantlist.aspx […]