When it comes to air quality, the EPA says, “you get what you pay for”
As President Donald Trump seeks to push through his climate change agenda, the Environmental Protection Agency has been trying to persuade Americans that the air in their homes is safe.
As a result, the agency has been forced to release new air quality standards for homes and businesses.
Here are some of the EPA’s air quality rules for 2017: The American Heart Association (AHA) has called the new standards “unacceptably harsh” and has recommended that Americans avoid outdoor activities, including outdoor cooking, outdoor laundry, outdoor air conditioning, outdoor activities indoors, and indoor cleaning.
The EPA said outdoor air quality requirements in the new guidelines will apply to outdoor activity and outdoor heating.
It’s a new day for EPA rules on pollution that were previously announced in 2014.
More than three years ago, the Trump administration announced its new rules for ozone and nitrogen pollution, including ozone from power plants, indoor smog, indoor dust and soot from construction, and outdoor emissions from factories.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is pushing to repeal the ozone rule, which was finalized in 2014 and had been scheduled to take effect on January 1.
He said in a statement on Thursday that the rule was being rewritten because of concerns about ozone from coal-fired power plants and factories.