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  • Hogan should support air pollution rules

    Hogan should support air pollution rules
    Two days ago, I was watching an adorable young girl running on the playground in Baltimore chasing her father and trying to catch him. Eventually, she plopped down near me and we started chatting. After asking her if she had caught her father, she said that she really hadn't actually caught him. Then she mentioned that she needed to rest for a bit because she had asthma. My heart sank for her and I mentioned my concern. Very matter of factly, she mentioned that almost all of her friends had asthma also. What really struck me was her straight forward attitude about the whole matter as though breathing air and asthma went together. It was just a fact of life — we all have asthma now was her attitude.
  • Hogan wrong to block air quality rules

    Hogan wrong to block air quality rules
    Recently, The Baltimore Sun reported that Gov. Larry Hogan "[hit] the pause button" on a number of pending regulations initiated by Gov. Martin O'Malley ("Hogan moves quickly to block controversial environmental regulations," Jan. 21). One of these...

    Hogan wrong to block smog rules

    Hogan wrong to block smog rules
    Gov. Larry Hogan wants "better communities ... and better lives," for us and "our children and our children's children." But action speaks louder than words, and retracting well-researched, broadly-supported, health-improving smog regulations was no way...

    The carbon that's killing India, and how California can help

    This week, President Obama is the chief guest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at India's Republic Day celebrations. At the close of the historic visit, the two leaders are expected to announce cooperation on a suite of climate and clean energy measures,...

    Air monitor in Texas fracking-boom country is up and soon to track pollution

    The first air monitor in the heart of the fracking-intensive Eagle Ford Shale region of south Texas has been installed and will be in operation following calibration tests to assess its accuracy. The 40-foot-by-40-foot monitor that looks like a cargo...