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Air Pollution

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  • 2011 ozone hole was ninth-largest on record

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:It’s spring in the Antarctic, and time to measure the ozone hole. This gap in the natural layer of stratospheric ozone that protects the surface from harmful ultraviolet radiation forms each spring. It’s a consequence of
  • California Moves Closer to Pay-as-You-Drive Insurance

     
    California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner authorized regulations that allow insurance companies to use mileage verification for pay-as-you-drive policies. Studies have shown that per-mile pricing lures drivers to alter their habits, which then...

    Forbes Ranks Top 10 Dirtiest Vehicles

     
    Using air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions data from the Environmental Protections Agency, Forbes magazine has ranked the top 10 dirtiest vehicles on the road. The EPA gives every vehicle an air pollution score of 0-10 that rates the amount...

    Unhealthy air quality in Baltimore

     
    The Maryland Department of the Environment is forecasting unhealthy air quality for 'sensitive groups' in Baltimore again on Tuesday, for the second day in a row. Sensitive groups include children and people with heart and respiratory ailments. They...

    Antarctic ozone hole shrinks, a little

     
    The ozone 'hole' over Antartica reached its southern springtime peak in September, according to researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Measurements there indicated the size of the gap in the layer of the planet's...