Air Quality

November 6, 2009, 12pm PST
Atlanta tops a list of the most polluted cities in the country, according to an analysis of EPA data by <em>Forbes</em>.
Forbes
August 7, 2009, 1pm PDT
In order to clean the air in Calcutta, officials have begun enforcing a rule that removes all vehicles manufactured before 1993, mandated by the city's High Court.
BBC
May 4, 2009, 12pm PDT
The American Lung Association has failed 2/3rds of California's counties in a recent study of levels of smog and soot.
San Jose Mercury News
February 20, 2009, 7am PST
Leaders in Arlington, Texas, near Dallas, are studying how to reduce pollution generated by idling cars at drive-thru windows.
NBC DFW
December 30, 2008, 9am PST
People in 46 American metropolitan areas breathe air that exceeds federal soot levels, according to new figures from the Environmental Protection Agency. Nearly one-third of all Americans live in affected areas.
San Francisco Chronicle
December 8, 2008, 12pm PST
The Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports’ new Clean Trucks program is the object of a legal battle pitting Teamsters, environmental and public health groups, the NAACP, and community groups demanding clean air against trucking companies and shippers.
Los Angeles Times
August 26, 2008, 10am PDT
With some of the its cleanest air in decades, Beijing is warming up to some of the pollution-cutting regulations officials have enacted during the Olympics. Some may become permanent.
China Daily
August 20, 2008, 8am PDT
New research from the University of Cincinnati shows that nearly a third of U.S. schools are located within a quarter-mile of major highways, posing a significant air pollution threat to students.
University Of Cincinnati
August 18, 2008, 8am PDT
Despite improved air quality, China says it has no plans to continue the car control measures it has enacted during the Olympics to clean the city's air.
Reuters
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