| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:55 AM
The dispute over hundreds of fire rings that blaze nightly on Los Angeles and Orange County beaches has been raging for months, but is expected to come to a head today as the South Coast Air Quality Management District meets to vote on new restrictions....
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Air-quality regulators narrowly approved the first-ever restrictions on beach bonfires that have long been popular along the coast in Los Angeles and Orange counties.
The 7-6 vote by the board of the South Coast Air Quality Management District came...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Federal regulators and the parent company of one of Alaska’s largest grocers have reached what government officials call the largest-ever settlement under ozone provisions of the Clean Air Act.
According to a Wednesday statement from the...
| 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 25, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Air quality regulators will begin monitoring pollution levels near major Southern California traffic corridors next year, for the first time providing data important to nearly 1 million Southern Californians who are at greater risk of respiratory...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:12 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A project examining the local health impacts from natural gas drilling is providing some of the first preliminary numbers about people who may be affected, and the results challenge the industry position that no one suffers but...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 12:24 AM
Health officials demonstrate electrostatic precipitator, or "smog catcher."...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:45 PM
A UC San Diego chemistry center has won $20 million from the National Science Foundation to continue pioneering research on the effects of tiny atmospheric particles on climate.
The award, announced Monday, follows a much smaller NSF grant that helped...
| Sep 11, 2013
The Homer Township area will not be receiving an air quality monitor from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency anytime soon.
"We didn't get a monitor," Marvin Pickering, longtime resident and volunteer for Citizens Against Ruining the...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:42 AM
Smog clouds the view on Broadway, looking south from 1st Street....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:17 AM
Wednesday’s court ruling upholding the validity of the Quantification Settlement Agreement is a setback to local government efforts to ensure that the Salton Sea does not become an environmental and public health disaster as a result of the water...