Indian capital’s air quality plunges despite new measures
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian capital's air quality levels plunged to "poor" on Wednesday, a day after the government initiated stricter measures to fight chronic air pollution.
DES hearing to address plastic company’s equipment permit
MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services is going to hold a public hearing on a plastics company's application for air pollution control equipment in...
California power shutdowns raise air pollution worries
Power shutdowns intended to prevent more devastating California wildfires are raising new concerns about another longstanding environmental threat: air pollution.
Pennsylvania to move forward on power plant emission caps
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration says it’ll start working to bring Pennsylvania into a regional consortium that sets a price and caps on greenhouse gas emissions from power...
Study finds air pollution reaches placenta during pregnancy
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study suggests when a pregnant woman breathes in air pollution, it can travel beyond her lungs to the placenta that guards her fetus.
State: Proposed deal with company would reduce air pollution
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama chemical plant has been emitting sulfur dioxide and sulfuric acid mist into the atmosphere, state and federal authorities say in court documents.
Maine receives $2.5 million in latest greenhouse gas auction
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Utility regulators say Maine has received nearly $2.5 million in the latest auction of carbon dioxide emission allowances.
India capital to temporarily restrict cars to curb pollution
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities on Friday announced a plan to restrict the movement of private cars in the capital for nearly two weeks after a major Hindu festival that features fireworks...
A writer tracks air pollution worldwide on unique tour
NEW YORK (AP) — Beth Gardiner's world tour started with the diesel smell in her adopted hometown of London.
It took her to Delhi, Beijing and Krakow, in Poland, as well as Berlin, Los...
European space agency records Amazon air pollution
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — New satellite images published Monday by the European Space Agency show an increase in air pollution in the Brazilian Amazon while fires burned in the region last...
Year remains on demolishing closed Indiana power plant
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Crews still have another year of demolition work remaining on a western Indiana power plant that Duke Energy shut down in 2016.
Protest in Nepal against plan to cut trees to widen road
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — More than 200 people rallied in Nepal's capital Thursday to protest government plans to cut down about 2,000 trees to widen a key road that circles the city.
Colorado OKs electric car requirement to fight air pollution
DENVER (AP) — Colorado tightened its air quality regulations on Friday, requiring that at least 5% of the vehicles sold in the state by 2023 emit zero pollution.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's Department of Environmental Services is expecting air pollution concentrations to reach unhealthy levels in Portsmouth and other seacoast...
PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — State environmental officials are fining an eastern Michigan factory after a yearlong investigation into air pollution violations.
LONDON (AP) — The European Investment Bank is proposing ending loans for fossil fuel projects next year in line with the EU's efforts to curb climate change.
Calif. skirts Trump, signs mileage deal with 4 automakers
DETROIT (AP) — Four major automakers have reached a deal with California to toughen standards for gas mileage and greenhouse gas emissions, bypassing the Trump administration's push to relax...
- Daily ChronicleEnvironmental group to host public presentation on dangersMay 30, 2019
- Watertown Daily Times7 smart steps to improve indoor air quality at homeMay 3, 2019
- Idaho State JournalDespite unflattering report, official says air quality in Bannock County meets all standardsApril 26, 2019
- The Daily JournalVoice of the People: Truck stop/hotel proposal troublingApril 18, 2019
- Houston ChroniclePaxton files suit against Deer Park company ITC for unauthorized pollutionMarch 22, 2019
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont congressional delegation says the state Agency of Transportation will receive a $3 million federal grant to buy electric buses and install vehicle...
PHOENIX (AP) — Environmental regulators have issued a high pollution advisory for ozone for the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials recommend...
CHICAGO (AP) — The operator of a closed suburban Chicago plant where medical instruments were sterilized with a cancer-causing chemical has reached an agreement with the state of Illinois that...
NUCLA, Colo. (AP) — The operators of a coal-fired power plant in southwestern Colorado say it will shut down early next year, nearly three years sooner than planned.
DALE, Ind. (AP) — Two southern Indiana groups are appealing an air permit that state regulators recently approved for a planned $2.5 billion coal-to-diesel plant.
DENVER (AP) — Health officials are warning of potentially unhealthy air pollution along Colorado's Front Range this weekend due to high levels of ozone.
Colorado officials say gas emissions are declining
DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials say greenhouse gas emissions in the state peaked in 2010 and have been in decline since.
Colorado Air Pollution Control Division Director Gary Kaufman says...
Board approves air pollution permit for wood pellet plant
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi environmental regulators have approved an air pollution permit for what could be the largest wood pellet plant in the world, despite objections from environmental...
California air boss: open to compromise in mileage standoff
WASHINGTON (AP) — California's air pollution control boss says she's open to compromise with the Trump administration over its efforts to relax mileage standards, as the bitter standoff threatens...
- Business WireGlobal Sensors for Trace Contaminant Detection in Air - Projections of CAGRs through 2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.comOctober 11, 2019
- Business WireIndia Air Purifier Market Analysis and Forecast Report 2019-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.comSeptember 20, 2019
- Business WireGlobal Bag Filter Market Analysis & Outlook, 2016-2018 & 2019-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.comJuly 24, 2019
- Business WireInsights Into the Global Air Pollution Control System Market (2019-2027): New Thermal Power Plants Installation in China & India Presents Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.comJuly 18, 2019
- Business WireIn the Northeast, Communities of Color Breathe 66% More Air Pollution from VehiclesJune 27, 2019
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has fined an automotive factory more than $168,000 for releasing excessive levels of hydrochloric acid into the air.
Editorials from around New England
Editorials from around New England:
Smoke from US wildfires boosting health risk for millions
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens...
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Environmental groups called on Tuesday for urgent measures to combat air pollution in the central Bosnian city of Tuzla, saying dust concentration far exceeds...
Residents grapple with life in the shadows steel plant
CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) — Johnie Perryman retired to Clairton 12 years ago, hoping to settle into a cheap home near an old friend in Pittsburgh.
With a wide front porch and oversize windows, the...
California official says she offered fuel economy compromise
WASHINGTON (AP) — California has proposed compromises to end a deadlock with the Trump administration on fuel economy and auto emissions standards but the administration hasn't been willing to...
CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a fire at U.S. Steel coke plant (all times local):
U.S. Steel says it has resumed normal operations at its coke plant outside Pittsburgh...
UN: Balkans faces alarming levels of air pollution
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — People in all major cities across the western Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution that are reducing their life expectancies because the...
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A medical equipment manufacturer is proposing the installation of pollution control equipment to reduce toxic air pollution from its plant in suburban Chicago.
Research on children’s health risks in doubt over EPA funds
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-running research projects credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm that pesticides, air pollution and other hazards pose to children are in jeopardy or shutting down...
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Residents of an Alaska borough who burn wood, coal and oil for heat are facing new air pollution control measures.
The draft rules made public by the state Tuesday...
Mexico capital advises residents to stay inside due to fires
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City's government warned people Sunday to remain indoors as forest and brush fires carpeted the metropolis in a smoky haze that has alarmed even many of those accustomed...
Report: Air quality harmed as Texas oil production booms
DALLAS (AP) — The production of oil and natural gas in West Texas is booming but it's coming at a cost to residents who are regularly exposed to unhealthy levels of air pollution, according to a...
LONDON (AP) — A woman who believes London's air pollution contributed to her 9-year-old daughter's death has won a court battle for a new inquest.
Virginia to lower carbon emissions from power plants
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia regulators have passed a rule requiring a 30 percent reduction in carbon emissions from power plants in the next decade.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved Kentucky's plan to meet federal air pollutant and visibility requirements around Mammoth Cave National Park.
LONDON (AP) — In a bid to fight air pollution, London has introduced one of the world's toughest vehicle emissions standards, placing a tax on older, more polluting cars that drive into the center...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado public health officials routinely allow oil and gas companies to begin drilling and fracking without obtaining federally required permits that limit the amount of pollution...
Insider Q&A: Head of EVgo aims to clean up transportation
NEW YORK (AP) — Cathy Zoi has been promoting clean energy in the power sector for decades, holding leadership posts in both business and government.
Worsening air pollution reducing lifespans in Indonesia
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's air quality has deteriorated from among the cleanest in the world to one of the most polluted over the past two decades, shaving five years from life...
ATLANTA (AP) — Approval of a contract with Atlanta's public transportation provider that could bring a significant expansion of transit options is on the ballot in one north-metro...