Indoor emissions affect air-quality standards

India can achieve its air quality goals if it completely eliminates emissions from household sources. A recent study has pointed out that the use of…

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Utahns Might Vote On a Carbon Tax In 2020

A campaign calling itself “Clean the Darn Air” is proposing a ballot initiative in 2020 that would impose a state carbon tax, if approved by Utah…

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Air Pollution Problems From Steel Industry Prompt Two Lawsuits

Two lawsuits announced this week stem from air pollution problems tied to the steel industry. In one, PennFuture, the Sierra Club and other groups seek…

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Green roofs can improve air quality inside buildings

A new study has found that green roofs do a lot more than just provide extra space to grow plants. These eco-friendly roofs can also…

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Is the Air Cleaner After It Rains?

(iStock) I’ve heard that the air is cleaner after it rains. Is this true? —Andrea Price, Grafton, Wisconsin Yes. As a raindrop falls down through…

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Clarkston air quality reading drawing scrutiny | Northwest

The Washington state Department of Ecology is looking into why an air quality monitor in Clarkston was showing “unhealthy” air levels Saturday. The monitor, near…

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Residents in new London housing development will be told to keep windows shut because of air pollution threat

Residents at a new south London housing development will be advised against opening their windows because of high levels of air pollution in the area.…

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Air quality deemed safe after blaze at Brampton scrapyard – Toronto

The Ministry of Environment says the air quality in Brampton has returned within the acceptable limits following a fire at a Brampton steel scrapyard. Brampton…

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Narendra Modi: Varanasi’s air quality ‘deteriorating’, Delhi victim of ‘negligence’: Report

NEW DELHI: The air quality in Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s Lok Sabha constituency, is ranked third on the WHO’s list of 15 most polluted…

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San Francisco’s Emergency Plan For Poor Air, Extreme Heat Could Cancel Outdoor Events – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — San Francisco is creating an emergency plan for poor air quality and hot weather, and a report from the Department…

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