| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:04 AM
NASA’s second-in-command, Robert Lightfoot, paid a visit to the Langley Research Center in Hampton on Wednesday as part of a tour of the agency’s 10 field centers.
While at NASA Langley, Lightfoot viewed a mockup of the SAGE III instrument...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Colorado's tough, new air pollution rules for the oil and gas industry were approved only a month ago, but they're already making an impact in Texas, where lawmakers and energy companies have long-resisted tightening air standards.
Several companies have...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:13 PM
A metal-finishing facility in Newport Beach poses an "unacceptably high" cancer risk to its neighbors and should curtail its emissions as soon as possible, state air quality officials said Tuesday.
The South Coast Air Quality Management District said it...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 11:32 AM
A metal finishing facility in Newport Beach poses an "unacceptably high" cancer risk to its neighbors and should curtail its emissions as soon as possible, state air quality officials said Tuesday.
The agency said it will ask its independent hearing...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:41 PM
April is water conservation month in Florida. So fill a glass with tap water, sniff it, swirl it and realize this: It comes from the same place and gets much of the high-end treatment given to bottled water.
For the past several years, an increasing...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:05 AM
The ocean doesn’t just moderate temperatures and influence weather in some of the world’s biggest cities; it also has the power to cleanse the air, new research suggests.
At night, the sea surface can absorb and remove up to 15% of smog-...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 9:48 AM
It's been several decades since Boston-area pianist Yoko Miwa, who brings her longstanding trio to Hartford Public Library on Sunday, March 30, switched from playing classical music to jazz, but the move wasn't as difficult as you might imagine.
| Mar 23, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Ana Rule stepped onto a balcony outside the Inn at the Black Olive Sunday morning to check the first results of an unusual air-monitoring effort — one intended to make sure official monitoring across the street is accurate.
The hotel in Baltimore'...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:35 PM
QUESTION: I've heard you refer many times to the emissions produced by automobiles. Could you please elaborate on them? What emissions are produced, and what I can do to reduce them?
ANSWER: Great question, Emily. The four main automobile/...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Environmental regulators said Wednesday that construction on the Harbor Point project in Baltimore could begin by the end of the month, after they approved a plan to measure air quality at the former factory site laced with toxic chemicals.
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:30 PM
California's parched winter brought a big surge in air pollution, pushing the number of bad air days one-third higher than the previous winter and posing a serious health threat, state air quality officials said Tuesday.
Levels of haze-forming soot...