An influential group of air quality and public health professionals conclude that diesel exhaust may be the greatest air pollution threat in cities today.
Over the last six years, the amount of oil transported by rail has increased by over 4,000%. And while that number may seem like an exaggeration, it’s anything but. That increase is due to an oil production boom in the Bakken region of North Dakota and the tar sands fields of Alberta, Canada. A recent
Candles can impact indoor air quality–and even present potential health risks. In general, though, moderate and responsible candles use is not hazardous.
Last week, Houston’s City Council voted unanimously to enact a citywide ordinance limiting the idling of heavy-duty diesel vehicles. For those who might not be aware, the creation of an “anti-idling ordinance” in the city of Houston has been a goal of AAH for over two years. However, for me, the passage of the ordinance was more than