March 2012

Sen. Jim Inhofe made the request in August 2011. Steve Milloy’s March 2012 Washington Times op-ed made the IG act. Click for Inhofe’s original August 2011– Request into EPA Science Advisory Click for Steve Milloy’s March 8 Washington Times op-ed. – EPA grants to its advisers triggers conflict-of-interest query. Click for the EPA

Nevada transportation companies that do business in California are finding it costly to comply with rules and regulations enacted to clean up California’s air. Beginning Jan. 1, new California Air Resources Board rules require privately owned diesel trucks to be retrofitted with exhaust filters to capture pollutants before they are

Summary Average and maximum ground-level ozone measurements were not correlated with emergency admissions for asthma at a large Los Angeles hospital during 2009-2011. Introduction The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) asserts that ambient ozone (smog or O3) exposures increase hospital emergency admissions for asthma. The EPA claims, for example, that reducing

Introduction The California Air Resources Board’s diesel exhaust regulation is based on flawed science and will produce little or no reduction in premature death. On December 12, 2009, the California Air Resources Board (CARB), a subdivision of the California Environmental Protection Agency, published its final rule to reduce diesel exhaust emissions in the state,

An Antelope man has been sentenced to 10 years and 10 months in prison for defrauding trucking companies. Kulwant Singh Gill, 53, was sentenced Tuesday in Sacramento by U.S. District Judge Lawrence K. Karlton for a scheme to defraud trucking firms out of payments for interstate freight deliveries. Gill was ordered to pay $443,388 in restitution

Where a child lives can greatly affect his or her risk for asthma. According to a new study by scientists at Columbia University, neighborhood differences in rates of childhood asthma may be explained by varying levels of air pollution from trucks and residential heating oil. Results appear online in the

Report to the nation finds continuing declines in cancer death rates since the early 1990s Special feature highlights cancers associated with excess weight and lack of sufficient physical activity Death rates from all cancers combined for men, women, and children continued to decline in the United States between 2004 and

The observed response of the climate to more CO2 is not in good agreement with predictions.   During a fundraiser in Atlanta earlier this month, President Obama is reported to have said: “It gets you a little nervous about what is happening to global temperatures. When it is 75 degrees

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PRWeb, 08:20 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, 2012 Ia landmark decision against a trucking brokerage company for negligent hiring, an Oregon jury returned a verdict of nearly $5.2 million, including punitive damages, to the family of a man killed by a commercial truck. MEDFORD, OREGON – Handing down a decision that carries