Author Archives: John Blair

EPA announces new rules for power plant carbon

New proposed standards for coal and new natural gas fired power plants would avoid more than 600 million metric tons of CO2 pollution, while also preventing 300,000 asthma attacks and 1,300 premature deaths in 2030 alone. May 11, 2023 – … Continue reading

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EarthDay 1970 changed the world, at least, mine.

April 21, 2023 – by John Blair, Valley Watch President and webpage editor. John Blair was one of the founding members of Valley Watch, whose purpose is “to¬†protect the public health and environment of the lower Ohio¬†River valley.” This is … Continue reading

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Improvements in air quality may slow down the rate of age-related cognitive decline

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Hilarious video from Australia about Carbon Capture and Storage

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The Kemper project just collapsed. What it signifies for CCS

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After two recent U.S. Steel discharges, Gov. Holcomb, IDEM to need to fix broken environmental protection system

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OPINION: Indiana is leading the way to environmental Armageddon

September 30, 2021 – By Katelyn Balakir, in the Indiana Daily Student

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Air Pollution Linked to Severe Mental Illness

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EPA exposed for hiding chemical risks, favoring corporate interests.

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No more babies? The hormone-altering chemicals threatening human procreation

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Australian State bans “Killer” single use plastics

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Ten years later, Fukushima disaster still a disaster in the making

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Good News for southern Indiana. Duke to shut down New Albany coal plant ahead of schedule.

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Wildfire smoke may carry ‘mind-bending’ amounts of fungi and bacteria, scientists say

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Plastics Recycling is obviously not working. What remains to be done to make it work.

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