Posts tagged with: public health

Pruitt Takes Lax Approach on Areas Not Meeting Ozone Regulations

The Trump administration is making Houstonians wait for cleaner air by delaying implementation of Obama-era limits on ozone, the lung-searing gas also known as smog. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on Monday declared roughly 2,650 counties nationwide as effectively in compliance with the 70 parts per billion standard for the ubiquitous pollutant, but did not make a final decision