| Mar 11, 2015
| 2:10 PM
Columbia Gas Transmission LLC erroneously claimed in a March 4 regulatory filing with the federal government that it had received Pennsylvania air quality permits for its expansion of a compressor plant in Forks Township.
On Monday, the company filed a...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 11:04 AM
Millions of Chinese speakers around the world have watched "Under the Dome," the 104-minute documentary about China's air pollution situation. The documentary, self-funded by investigative journalist Chai Jing, was released online Feb. 28 and...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 11:11 AM
Rumors, news reports and social media posts suggest that Tesla Motors has opened a battery swap facility at its Harris Ranch, Calif., supercharger station. It is said to be capable of replacing the battery in a Model S electric sedan in under three...
| Mar 11, 2015
For residents living near the U.S. Highway 441 corridor west of Boynton Beach who may have noticed ash in the area, you're not imagining things.
But an official from the Palm Beach County Health Department said there's a natural explanation for the...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 11:35 AM
The hottest movie in China this weekend wasn’t “Fifty Shades of Grey” or Jackie Chan’s latest, “Dragon Blade.” Instead, a pointed and emotional environmental online documentary has swept the country by storm, putting...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:52 AM
Nearly 15 years after crews dug up and replaced contaminated soil from Cynthia Medina's frontyard, federal officials have placed dart-sized air quality samplers in her South Bay home. The tests will reveal whether dangerous vapors are seeping inside...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 2:57 PM
Air quality officials imposed stricter emissions limits on two Los Angeles County battery recycling plants Friday, attempting to protect surrounding communities from lead pollution released by Exide Technologies in Vernon.
The rules, approved on an 11-...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 4:16 PM
Scribblings on the walls of buildings and dwellings are being targeted for expulsion by Emmaus Borough Council.
Council members discussed an ordinance Tuesday aimed at curtailing graffiti within the borough before the problem becomes widespread.
| Feb 17, 2015
| 8:25 PM
Dozens of ships backed up off the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports in recent days, unable to unload cargo because of a protracted labor dispute. Work resumed at the ports Tuesday, but the slowdown in shipping traffic raised concerns that emissions from...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:48 PM
Southern California is likely to miss a 2015 deadline to clean soot from the air, according to the region’s chief smog-fighting agency, which approved a plan Friday blaming the drought for reversing a long-term decline in fine-particle pollution....
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:38 PM
Southern California air quality regulators extended a ban on wood burning to Friday, its third straight day.
Residents in Orange County and surrounding communities are barred from lighting up fire places, fire rings or stoves fueled by wood until...