California: The Las Angeles Times – EPA urged to tighten ozone standards

Feb 2, 2015 | In the News, State Press Clips

It is time to strengthen the nation’s smog limits to improve the health of millions of people who suffer the ill effects of air pollution, dozens of environmentalists, doctors, asthmatic children and religious leaders told a panel of federal officials Monday at a daylong hearing.

It was the third and final public hearing before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency makes a decision on a long-delayed new health standard for ozone, the invisible gas in smog that harms the lungs and worsens asthma and other chronic respiratory diseases. Keep reading…

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