Air Pollution, EPA Rules, and the National Climate Assessment


Guests: Joe Minott, Jody Freeman, and Michael Lemonick

Philadelphia and some of its surrounding counties have earned an “F” from the American Lung Association when it comes to high ozone days. While the air quality situation is improving, the region has a way to go. In this hour of Radio Times, we’ll hear from JOE MINOTT, the Executive Director of the Clean Air Council, about the state of the Delaware Valley’s air, monitoring efforts, and what we can expect this summer. Then we’ll hear from JODY FREEMAN, the Director of the Harvard Law School Environmental Law and Policy Program, on the recent court decisions on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rules on soot and cross-state air pollution. We’ll round out the hour with MICHAEL LEMONICK, writer-at-large for Climate Central, who will breakdown the most recent National Climate Assessment.

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