Regan Warns Of PM2.5 Health Risks, Need To Combat ‘Structural Racism’

October 14, 2021
EPA Administrator Michael Regan is warning of the need to protect vulnerable populations from the dangers of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and the adverse impact it has in exacerbating racial and economic disparities in environmental health, indicating a likely push to strengthen federal standards in a reconsideration of the limits now underway. Speaking virtually to the agency’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) specialized PM panel at the outset of its review of EPA’s reconsideration effort Oct. 14, Regan noted...

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