Pollution News week ending December 21st 2014

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The articles and blog posts about pollution issues that got our attention this week: From planetizen.com: Parisian Traffic, Air Pollution Reduction Plan Caught on Political Snag Parisian clean air politics turn out to be something of a class issue, even for a socialist mayor. The plans are seen as penalizing low income Parisians while benefiting […]

Pollution News week ending May 4th 2014

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All the articles and posts that caught our attention this week: From motherjones,com: This Is How Racist Your Air Is Earlier this month, environmental scientists at the University of Minnesota came out with a startling nationwide study showing that different demographic groups are exposed to drastically different amounts of air pollution. From theguardian.com: US supreme […]

BP Agrees to Record Criminal Penalty of $4.5B

The British oil giant BP who brought us the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill 2010 pleaded guilty last week to 14 felony counts including 11 counts of manslaughter and one for an obstruction of justice in relation to their mis-information on the amount of oil spilt into the environment. In what will be te U.S’ […]