Loosened Air Pollution Regulations Impact On COVID-19 Deaths
This episode originally aired on May 6, 2020.
The Trump administration has continued to weaken air pollution regulations despite warnings that long-term exposure to dirty air relates to higher COVID-19 death rates.
Harvard researchers made the first statistical link between the two last month, just before the administration loosened some clean air regulations and failed to tighten others.
Coming up on All Sides with Ann Fisher, how the recent weakening of clean air regulations affects health during COVID-19 and the future regulatory rollbacks.
- Lisa Friedman, climate reporter, The New York Times
- Rachel Cleetus, policy director, Union for Concerned Scientists
- Tom Pyle, president, Institute for Energy Research
- Dr. John Balmes, national spokesperson, American Lung Association, professor, University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine
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