Cutting the carbon pollution output

No maps were included in Monday’s EPA plan to reduce air pollutants, but a recent study by Syracuse and Harvard universities shows which areas would benefit most if pollutants were reduced by 773,000 short tons a year by 2020. The EPA plan calls for a reduction of 702,000 short tons by 2020.

No maps were included in Monday’s EPA plan to reduce air pollutants, but a recent study by Syracuse and Harvard universities shows which areas would benefit most if pollutants were reduced by 773,000 short tons a year by 2020. The EPA plan calls for a reduction of 702,000 short tons by 2020.
Sources: Map estimates courtesy of Syracuse University and the Science Policy Exchange; U.S. Energy Information Administration; Harvard University. Patterson Clark, Richard Johnson, Laris Karklis, Katie Park and Ted Mellnik/The Washington Post. Published on June 2, 2014, 11:31 p.m.
 
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