Tag: smog

Defending Clean Air From Fracking

As smoggy skies settle in this summer, WildEarth Guardians is stepping up to confront the terrible toll the oil and gas industry takes on clean air in the American West. Front and center are our efforts to rein in smog forming pollution from fracking in the Denver Metropolitan […]

Taking Aim at Utah’s Coal Polluters

Last week, WildEarth Guardians joined the Sierra Club and the National Parks Conservation Association in calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to finally clean up the Bonanza coal-fired power plant in northeastern Utah.  This latest volley comes on the heels of ongoing efforts to hold the power […]

80% of the West at Risk from Smog

More fallout from President Obama’s decision last week to scuttle scientifically based and legally acceptable nationwide smog limits. Based on WildEarth Guardians’ analysis of the Environmental Protection Agency’s own data, the decision leaves more than 50 million westerners–up to 78% of the entire American West–at risk from unhealthy […]