"In 1990 alone, EPA’s implementation of the Act prevented an estimated 18 million child respiratory illnesses, 850,000 asthma attacks, 674,000 cases of chronic bronchitis, and 205,000 premature deaths.
"The EPA’s priority is safeguarding the health of the American people."
Nov 18, 2011
EPA attributes 1.7 Million Jobs to the Clean Air Act
The Clean Air Act for America celebrated its 41st birthday on November 15, 2011. A February 11 letter from EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson earlier this year claims that 1.7 million jobs have been created by The Clean Air Act. Highlights from the letter: