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Air Pollution

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  • Sierra Club, doctors to sue Hogan on power plant pollution

    Sierra Club, doctors to sue Hogan on power plant pollution
    The Sierra Club and a doctors group said Wednesday that they plan to sue Gov. Larry Hogan's administration for failing to enforce regulations that compel power plants to limit smog pollution. The groups submitted a 30-day notice of their intent to file a...
  • Don't subsidize polluting coal plants

    Don't subsidize polluting coal plants
    Gov. Larry Hogan's backtracking on improving air quality for Marylanders means more unnecessary suffering and premature death for citizens and taxpayers through continued corporate welfare for coal plants ("Hogan issues new smog-fighting rule with...
  • Ozone compliance depends on toughness of new standard

     Ozone compliance depends on toughness of new standard
    The federal Environmental Protection Agency is expected to hand down more stringent ozone standards by Oct. 1, a move the state of Indiana says will hurt businesses. Some businesses, such as NIPSCO, already have made improvements to their power plants...
  • Death of Dundalk woman found at incineration facility ruled a homicide

    Death of Dundalk woman found at incineration facility ruled a homicide
    The death of a Dundalk woman whose body was found at the Wheelabrator trash incineration facility has been ruled a homicide, Baltimore police said Wednesday. Nicole Marie Torain, 34, had last been seen about 3 p.m. Saturday on the 3500 block of Elmley...
  • Hogan an environmental governor? Not if you like to breathe clean air

    Hogan an environmental governor? Not if you like to breathe clean air
    The article "Chesapeake Bay's surprising wins" (April 15) pointed out several key victories for environmental legislation coming out of the 2015 legislative session. This isn't surprising considering our newly elected governor, Larry Hogan, has promised...
  • Hazy days ahead as smog season arrives

    Hazy days ahead as smog season arrives
    South Florida's usually good air quality worsens this time of year, as dry, sunny days create ideal conditions for the formation of smog. From late March through June, the period between the cool temperatures of winter and the thunderstorms of summer,...
  • Hogan issues new smog-fighting rule with "flexibility" for coal plants

    Hogan issues new smog-fighting rule with "flexibility" for coal plants
    Gov. Larry Hogan is reconsidering his predecessor's attempt to make coal-fired power plants install costly new pollution controls, switch to cleaner-burning fuel or shut down. Three months after yanking a clear-air rule issued by Democratic Gov....
  • At Goddard, NASA scientists turn their gaze Earthward

    At Goddard, NASA scientists turn their gaze Earthward
    GREENBELT NASA scientist George J. Huffman sometimes watches in awe as bands of greens and yellows and reds float across a map of the world on a 20-foot screen at Goddard Space Flight Center. The technology he helped develop uses satellites to track...
  • Hogan's opposition to clean air standards will cost Md. dearly

    Hogan's opposition to clean air standards will cost Md. dearly
    Regarding your article "TV ad hits Hogan for blocking air pollution curbs" (April 2), the ad rightly criticizes the Hogan administration's decision to block regulations required by the EPA to bring Maryland into compliance with federal air quality...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti must now put his plan into action

    Mayor Eric Garcetti must now put his plan into action
    Mayor Eric Garcetti released a sweeping plan this week that outlines his environmental and economic priorities and sets measurable goals in a wide range of areas, from cutting smog and reducing the city's reliance on imported water to adding bike-share...
  • Man-made climate change may need man-made remedies, science panel says

    Man-made climate change may need man-made remedies, science panel says
    Alarmed by the rapid pace of climate change, a key federal science panel is urging a major research effort into high-tech schemes that could cool the planet if prevention fails, potentially including giant machines to suck greenhouse gases from the air,...