Monday, June 4, 2012

How the EPA makes the environment worse, part 1

This could be a 20 part subject, but today I am focusing on one way this happens- noise regulations and their effects on automobile engines.  The Environmental Protection Agency was tasked by congress to develop noise regulations for trucks, automobiles and motorcycles.  While noise pollution is a serious issue in many urban areas and on the highways, there are certain regulations that end up being worse for the environment.