"A new study released yesterday by Resources for the Future, a Washington-based think tank, found that 47.6 million people in the United States live in an area that fails to meet the health standard for fine particle pollution, about twice the number originally thought."
Working Paper — Sep 12, 2018
Using Satellite Data to Fill the Gaps in the US Air Pollution Monitoring Network
This paper uses new satellite data to assess fine particulate matter concentrations and finds that 24.4 million more Americans than previously thought live in counties that do not meet the annual health standard set under the Clean Air Act.
Media Highlight — Sep 13, 2023
POLITICO: “Research Examines Community-Level Air Quality Improvements from Aggressive Climate Policies”
An article in POLITICO breaks down the findings of a new RFF report on the environmental justice implications of a new New York State climate law.
Report — Sep 13, 2023
Prioritizing Justice in New York State Climate Policy: Cleaner Air for Disadvantaged Communities?
This report, produced in partnership with the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance, examines air quality improvements in two options for implementing New York State's Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.