Cross State Air Pollution Rule

New England News
9:45 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

High Court to Review Cross-Border Pollution Rule

Credit National Parks Service

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider reinstating a federal regulation intended to reduce power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states.

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New York News
12:21 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Report: Upstate NY Air Quality Improving

The American Lung Association released its State of the Air 2013 report on Wednesday. Compiled with 2011 data, the report finds more than 131.8 million people in the U.S. live in counties with unhealthy levels of ozone or particle pollution.

Ozone and particle pollution grades have improved in upstate counties monitored. Seiler says that although the grades given are better than in previous years, they are not grades that any student would want to brag about, with a few exceptions.

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North Country News
12:15 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Regional Groups Call For Appeal of Court Decision Setting Aside an EPA Air Pollution Rule

Environmental, conservation and health groups in the region are calling for an appeal of a court decision this week that overturned the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule.

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