| Feb 19, 2014
LEESBURG — When Jing Chen Cui arrived in Central Florida from her native Beijing recently, she was star struck — literally.
The 17-year-old high school student and 30 of her fellow classmates witnessed a dazzling display of the twinkling...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:30 PM
In the morning while walking to her car, Michelle Kennedy sometimes detects a smell like cat urine. The asthma her 6-year-old suffers seems to have worsened.
Kennedy blames the oil and gas wells pumping in and near her South Los Angeles neighborhood....
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:04 AM
(Repeats story that ran on Thursday, with no changes)
* Deal on green goods could come at end of 2015
* China's involvement gives plan chance to succeed
* Import duties on green goods as high as 35 pct
By Robin Emmott
ATHENS, Feb 27 (Reuters) -...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Regional air quality officials told the Irwindale City Council on Wednesday that the solution to complaints of spicy odors emanating from a Sriracha factory†could be "very straightforward."
The comments came as the City Council considered declaring...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:32 PM
The Irwindale City Council voted Wednesday night to postpone a decision to declare the Sriracha hot sauce factory a public nuisance.
The decision came despite the urging of City Manager John Davidson and contract attorney Adrian Guerra, who said...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Soon after starting work at Lincoln Elementary in Paramount nearly five years ago, second-grade teacher Lisa Lappin became alarmed by the number of teachers and students sick from cancer and other illnesses.
Pungent, metallic odors sometimes blanketed...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:22 AM
Hill Street tunnels seen from Temple on a fogbound night. The tunnels connected Temple St. with 1st St....
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:45 PM
SHANGHAI, 12 feb (Reuters) - La grave contaminaci√≥n en Pek√≠n
ha hecho que la capital china sea "apenas adecuada" para vivir,
seg√ļn un reporte oficial local, mientras la segunda mayor
econom√≠a del mundo intenta reducir los peligrosos niveles de
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:41 PM
People with respiratory problems may want to stay indoors Saturday, as the state Department of Environmental Protection is forecasting a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for the Lehigh Valley.
DEP is saying there may be elevated concentrations of...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:53 AM
As if it weren’t bad enough to breathe already, a new study has detected traces of more than 1,300 species of microbes in some of Beijing’s most polluted air.
Most of the microbes detected by scientists were harmless bacteria that are...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:21 AM
Decades of efforts to curb air pollution have cut lung-damaging smog to levels far below the hazy days of the 1970s and '80s in Chicago and most other big urban areas.
But a growing body of scientific research suggests that smog can trigger health...