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EPA Administrator Pruitt Opened the Door to Making Houston’s Air Toxics Downside Worse

Residents of Houston, Texas – our nation’s fourth largest metropolis – have lengthy been burdened with a severe air air pollution downside. Between 2013 and 2015, the Houston space reported unhealthy ranges of ground-level ozone (“smog”) on a mean of over 23 days every year. Final 12 months, the American Lung Affiliation ranked Houston because the sixteenth-most polluted metropolis within the nation for year-round particle air pollution. Town’s large industrial base – which incorporates two…

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