With the help of the American Lung Association, we’ve compiled more than 20 statements and related media coverage links from the perspectives of health organizations commenting on the detrimental decision by the White House to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreements.
Minneapolis is currently ranked as the second US city likely to be most significantly impacted by climate change due to the drastic increase in precipitation and extreme storms during certain months and severe drought during others. In 2013, Minneapolis released a robust Climate Action Plan, which outlines strategies to reach their goals including energy efficiency and renewables, increase of bike lanes and active transport, increase recycling and composting, while ensuring sustainable and equitable growth. Minneapolis has been very proactive in reaching these goals and creating a more resilient and equitable city.
More details: EPA will hold a public hearing on the proposed concurrent three-month and two-year stay of the fugitive emissions, pneumatic pump and professional engineer certification requirements in the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), issued in June 2016.
These proposed notices were issued on June 16, 2017. Under the proposals, sources would not need to comply with these requirements while the stay is in effect.