"A new report finds that 1 in 4 people in the U.S. are breathing unhealthy air as rising temperatures and bigger fires create a "climate penalty.""
Anything related to air quality, air pollution, or the atmosphere
"Federal environment officials have ordered a Los Angeles County landfill to take urgent action to protect public health, citing noxious odors and hazardous waste issues in the surrounding community."
"Areli Sanchez’s daughter, Aida, used to be one of 20 million American kids who ride a diesel bus to school each day. ... She was admitted to the hospital for an asthma attack in second grade, and after that Sanchez began driving Aida to school."
"Under the ground, even under the snow, zombie fires are burning. The remnants of the most extraordinary wildfire season in recent Canadian history are still smoldering on a scale that experts say is unprecedented."
"The transition to electric vehicles (EVs) and clean power could save infants’ lives and help millions of children breathe easier, according to new research from the American Lung Association."
"The Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared sympathetic to a group of states, companies, and trade associations seeking to temporarily block a rule issued by the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce air pollution from power plants and other industrial facilities in 23 states that do not want to adjust their emissions policies."
"The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in an important environmental case that centers on the obligation to be a "good neighbor." Lawyers representing three states, companies and industry groups will ask the justices to block a federal rule that's intended to limit ozone air pollution."
"The Biden administration is advancing two major rules to limit toxic air pollution from refineries, coal-fired power plants and other industrial operations."
"Google and environmental group Environmental Defense Fund on Wednesday unveiled a partnership to expose sources of climate-warming emissions from oil and gas operations that will be detected from space by a new satellite."
"Exxon’s Baytown complex in the Houston-area has the third largest oil refinery in the U.S. and is requesting permit renewal for its olefins plant despite repeated violations to the Clean Air Act."