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Guess whose health is hurt the most by Trump’s pollution rollbacks? Trump voters.

As a critical election season swings into full gear, a new report reveals some fascinating disconnects between how people vote and the safety of the air they breathe. Using Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) data, Dr. Vivian Thomson, a retired University of Virginia professor, and her study team analyzed the difference in health impacts from coal power plant […]

October 30th

Red states love solar energy. Trump may kill it anyway.

Donald Trump’s desire to pollute America’s skies with millions of tons of poisonous gases from coal-fired generating plants is running into a problem. It costs too much money. In many so-called red states that voted for Trump, the demand for solar power is rising and creating jobs faster than any other sector of the economy, […]

October 24th