American Lung Association http://wrvo.org en EPA finalizes standards to reduce car emissions http://wrvo.org/post/epa-finalizes-standards-reduce-car-emissions <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>The Environmental Protection Agency finalized its <a href="http://www.epa.gov/otaq/tier3.htm" target="_blank">federal emission standards</a> for cars and gasoline Monday, putting them in line with programs already in place in California.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 12:49:25 +0000 Kate O'Connell 52224 at http://wrvo.org EPA finalizes standards to reduce car emissions American Lung Association says New York needs to spend more to help people quit smoking http://wrvo.org/post/american-lung-association-says-new-york-needs-spend-more-help-people-quit-smoking <p> New York state received mixed grades in the annual American Lung Association report card.&nbsp; But the advocacy group says more can be done to help people quit the smoking habit..<br /><br />Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in this country, in New York state that translates to about 25,000 people who die every year from smoking-related diseases. So while the state got good grades as far as smoke free air and the nations highest cigarette tax, it got failing grades when it comes to helping people quit. &nbsp;<br /> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 20:22:29 +0000 Ellen Abbott 50481 at http://wrvo.org American Lung Association says New York needs to spend more to help people quit smoking The Clean Indoor Air Act a decade later http://wrvo.org/post/clean-indoor-air-act-decade-later <p>It's been 10 years since New York passed some of the toughest smoking laws in the country, snuffing out the practice inside many buildings -- including restaurants, businesses and schools. A decade later, the American Lung Association cites the Clean Indoor Air Act as being influential in helping New Yorkers stay healthier.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 20:08:44 +0000 Gino Geruntino 41519 at http://wrvo.org The Clean Indoor Air Act a decade later New York gets mixed grades in tobacco report http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-gets-mixed-grades-tobacco-report <p>The American Lung Association has published its annual “State of Tobacco Control” report, and New York state did not fare well. Thu, 17 Jan 2013 13:55:32 +0000 Durrie Lawrence 32000 at http://wrvo.org Air quality improves in many parts of New York state http://wrvo.org/post/air-quality-improves-many-parts-new-york-state <p><a href="http://www.lung.org/"><strong>The American Lung Association</strong></a> says there is some good news for those in this area who suffer from breathing problems. Many parts of New York state have seen improved air quality this year over last.</p><p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 14:53:39 +0000 Catherine Loper 18186 at http://wrvo.org Air quality improves in many parts of New York state