| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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.
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:11 PM
A day after hearing hours of impassioned testimony from a divided trucking industry, California air quality regulators on Friday postponed deadlines for aging heavy-duty trucks to comply with the nation's toughest diesel air pollution rules.
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Expect a very warm - okay, make that hot - week with lots of sun, not much rain.
South Florida's Monday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with afternoon highs in the upper 80s and overnight readings in the low 70s.
Central Florida's forecast:...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:01 AM
Air quality has improved a lot in Maryland and nationwide over the past 15 years, according to a new report, but summertime smog levels in Harford and Prince George's counties are still among the worst in the country.
Despite strides made virtually...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:13 AM
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday resurrected Environmental Protection Agency rules targeting air pollution that drifts across state borders, handing the Obama administration a victory on one of its major environmental efforts.
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The American Lung Association's latest ranking for U.S. cities with the worst air pollution rates the Baltimore-Washington area ninth worst for ground-level ozone, exceeded only by smog-shrouded regions of California and Texas. No other community on the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:06 PM
— The Supreme Court handed the Obama administration a significant victory on an environmental issue, with a 6-2 decision that upholds a regulation requiring Midwestern states with coal-fired power plants to reduce harmful emissions that drift to the...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Actor and eco-activist Ed Begley Jr.'s "aha" moment about the environment came during the first Earth Day in 1970. He heard the talk about air and water pollution, and it struck a chord.
He had personally experienced the effects of L.A.'s smog and...