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Air Pollution

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  • EPA To Reduce Sulfur in Gasoline by 2017

     
    The EPA will finalize a rule that should reduce sulfur in vehicles by two-thirds beginning in 2017. The Detroit News reports the move should ultimately decrease smog-causing gases by 80 percent because the bulk of smog-forming emissions are created during...
  • Record highs possible Weds., Thurs.

     
    If you liked those record highs in the upper 90s last week, you're going to love the middle of this week. Forecasters say with summer-like high pressure settling over the region, Central Maryland can expect high temperatures Wednesday and Thursday...

    NASA overflights postponed

     
    NASA's plans to send low-flying aircraft over the Baltimore-Washington area to measure air pollution levels have been postponed to allow more time to increase public awareness of the flights.The first test flights of the Discover-AQ campaign were to...

    More 90s due this week and next

     
    We're getting close to the height of summer heat for Central Maryland, so it's no surprise that forecasters are calling for highs near 90 degrees at BWI-Marshall Airport Tuesday and Wednesday.The heat and strong sun are helping to stoke air pollution...

    Today's air unhealthy for everyone

     
    Planning to head out for a jog today? Better skip it. Air pollution levels in the Baltimore region Monday are forecast to reach levels considered unhealthy for everyone, not just vulnerable groups such as children, ther elderly and the sick.The...