EPA plans to change the way it calculates air pollution health risks

EPA wants to declare polluted air safe. Sounds familiar to folks following MassDEP permitting. We must hold regulatory agencies accountable to their missions. 

You can read more about this dangerous proposal here: The New York Times - E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Pollution Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math

“Particulate matter is extremely harmful and it leads to a large number of premature deaths,” said Richard L. Revesz, an expert in environmental law at New York University. He called the expected change a “monumental departure” from the approach both Republican and Democratic E.P.A. leaders have used over the past several decades and predicted that it would lay the groundwork for weakening more environmental regulations.