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PPRC's monthly news bulletin "What's New in P2?" has been published for over seven years. News items are frequently added to this page, and old stories are removed from the page after several weeks, or the event has been held, respectively. PPRC is pleased to make news headlines available in RSS .

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Fossil fuels are way more expensive than you think (03/19/2015)
A new study estimates the costs of energy sources including their carbon and other air pollutants
www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2015/mar/18/fossil
-fuels-are-way-more-expensive-than-you-think


Detroit fleets get makeovers through federal program with an uncertain future. (03/03/2015)
Detroit has reduced diesel emissions by about 45,000 tons over the past five years through engine upgrades and replacements spurred by a federal program in its last year of authorization.
www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/news/2015/mar/detroit-fleets-get-makeovers-t
hrough-federal-program-with-an-uncertain-future


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EPA announces tribal clean diesel projects in WA
EPA is announces over $925,000 in grant funds for tribes in Washington to remove older marine diesel engines that emit harmful air pollutants and replace them with newer engines for more efficient marine vessels.
yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/d96f984dfb3ff7718525735900400c29/0e12950e850bd
4cd85257e13005fb11d!OpenDocument


Art meets science at air pollution kiosk
The Air Bare exhibit will use a touch-screen display and bubbles to visualize Louisville's air quality and show how it changes throughout the day.
www.courier-journal.com/story/tech/science/environment/2015/03/19/art-meets-scie
nce-air-pollution-kiosk/24990717/


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This Texas town will get all of its energy from solar and wind
News sparked surprise in an oil-obsessed, Republican-dominated state where fossil fuels are king
grist.org/cities/this-texas-town-will-get-all-of-its-energy-from-solar-and-wind/

 

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