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Policies We Support

To reduce air pollution, M&O advocates for:

  • Policies to reduce air pollution through vehicle technology, alternative fuels, pollution control equipment and efficiency measures for existing vehicles.
  • A reduction of sulfur levels in all gasoline, diesel, aviation, and marine fuels, and reduction of toxic air pollutants from all mobile sources
  • Transportation strategies that improve mass transit, lessen the use of single occupancy vehicles, and reduce vehicle miles travelled.
  • Strict enforcement of power plant air pollution regulations. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency adoption and enforcement of stringent emissions control regulations for these sources.
  • Expansion and maintenance of the monitoring network to adequately detect and  track air pollution.