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Nurse Urges EPA To Clean Up Pollution From Cars

Nurse and scientist Roxana Chicas urges the U.S Environmental Protection Agency to protect public health and the climate by cleaning up pollution from cars.

Roxana Chicas, an Atlanta-based nurse and educator, explains how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can stop people from becoming her patients. By creating robust clean car standards—which require car manufacturers to lower the amount of pollution their newly built cars emit—the EPA can clean up the air, safeguard public health, and combat the climate crisis.

Hannah Malus is the deputy director for the Energy and Environment War Room at the Center for American Progress. Chris Chyung is the campaign manager for the State House to the White House initiative with the Energy and Environment War Room at the Center.

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Authors

Hannah Malus

Deputy Director, Energy and Environment Advocacy

Chris Chyung

Campaign Manager

Video producers

Jasmine Hardy

Senior Video Producer

Hai-Lam Phan

Video Director, Production

Nick Cahill

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