| Aug 2, 2013
| 12:12 AM
The towers of Century City peek through the murk at 4:15 p.m. in aerial photo looking toward the northwest....
| Sep 5, 2013
Federal regulators have reached a tentative deal with Carnival Corp. on a plan to reduce air pollution from nearly a third of its cruise ships, but the accord comes too late to reverse at least a temporary loss of lucrative cruise business for Baltimore....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Ambivalence abounds in the nation's major urban centers between June and mid-September, when summer-grade gas returns to filling stations. It's more expensive per gallon and comes at a time when demand, and therefore cost, is already higher — and...
| Apr 29, 2013
It's fun for mayoral candidates to imagine eliminating potholes or building new trains to link the Valley to the Westside. It's not hard to support a spiffed-up LAX (really, what's hard to believe is that it's taken this long) or legions of new police...
| Jun 10, 2013
After a campaign of smart politics but small ideas, Eric Garcetti is poised to take the office that he won last month. As he does, here's an item worthy of his agenda: Make peace with the Owens Valley.
Residents of the Owens Valley rely heavily on Los...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:43 AM
SOUTH BEND -- The smoke from burning leaves is more than just a nuisance for residents of a St. Joseph County neighborhood.
It's a health hazard, according to resident Doug Dunham.
He said he's lived in his Clay Township subdivision, Irongate, for...
| Aug 16, 2013
Climate change presents two distinct problems. The first is linear: A little more warming causes a little more damage. The second is nonlinear: A little more warming pushes some part of the climate system past a tipping point and the damage becomes...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:22 AM
Sera Segal-Alsberg, wears mask designed to filter out airborne particles during Los Angeles smog alert....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Join us at 9 a.m. when we talk with Times reporter Tony Barboza about the decision by air-quality regulators to begin monitoring pollution levels near major Southern California traffic corridors.
For the first time starting next year, the South Coast...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:42 AM
Smog clouds the view on Broadway, looking south from 1st Street....
| Jul 17, 2013
With a massive freight yard expansion backed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel poised to bulldoze the northeast corner of Englewood, a new analysis suggests the project would substantially increase lung-damaging pollution in a neighborhood already plagued by high...