Air Quality

Ben Schiller reports on two new air quality sensors that show you pollution comparisons of the air you are breathing right now.
Jun 15, 2014   FastCompany Exist
The Environmental Protection Agency is releasing new air quality standards that will likely place hundreds of additional counties nationwide in violation.
Jan 8, 2010   The New York Times
New air quality guidelines aimed at reducing the carbon footprint of new housing developments may turn out to hinder the approval of dense projects in California.
Dec 28, 2009   The New York Times
Atlanta tops a list of the most polluted cities in the country, according to an analysis of EPA data by <em>Forbes</em>.
Nov 6, 2009   Forbes
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.
Aug 7, 2009   BBC
The American Lung Association has failed 2/3rds of California's counties in a recent study of levels of smog and soot.
May 4, 2009   San Jose Mercury News
Leaders in Arlington, Texas, near Dallas, are studying how to reduce pollution generated by idling cars at drive-thru windows.
Feb 20, 2009   NBC DFW
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.
Dec 30, 2008   San Francisco Chronicle
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.
Dec 8, 2008   Los Angeles Times
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.
Aug 26, 2008   China Daily
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.
Aug 20, 2008   University Of Cincinnati