Keep Our Air Clean and Safe for Children says CHE Investigator

Cumblerland Power Plant smoke stack emissions

EPA Director Scott Pruitt's proposed repealing of the Clean Power Plan will put clean air and children's health in jeopardy says air pollution expert and CHE investigator, Dr. Laura Van Winkle, in a letter to the Sacramento Bee. According to Van Winkle, an estimated 90,000 asthma attacks in children and 3,600 premature deaths each year would be prevented if the Clean Power Plan was fully implemented. Adopted in 2015, the Clean Power Plan is designed to substantially reduce carbon pollution and other power plant emissions that contribute to climate change and air pollution. Read Dr. Van Winkle's full letter here.