Jon Geeting has a cost/benefit quote from Paul Krugman about the new Mercury and Air Toxins Standards (MATS) announced by EPA this week, and some thoughts about the GenOn issue here in our backyard. As I commented on Jon's blog: Jon, thanks for posting on this. In my capacity as Outreach Director for the Air … Continue reading Going to the MATS for Air Quality in Pennsylvania (and Look For Me in the Morning Call Next Week)
The Lehigh Valley is the 13th-Smoggiest Medium-Sized Metro Region in the Country, according to a new report, Danger in the Air, produced by PennEnvironment. There was a time when this would have been because of all of the industry booming here along our rivers. These days, it's mostly because of how much time most of … Continue reading Lehigh Valley Air Quality Facts a Little Hazy? I’m Here to Help.
A piece I co-wrote with Megan Fitzpatrick from PennEnvironment is in today's Allentown Morning Call. The essay is not featured on the Call's website, so I'll paste the most recent version I have (may differ from what was ultimately printed in editorial details) and share some pictures of the hard copy here: With the … Continue reading Push For Cleaner, More Efficient Cars Now (60 mpg, get ready for your close-up)