U.S. Steel spokeswoman Meghan Cox said in an email the company is "reviewing the health department's order."
The region's biggest natural gas processor, MPLX LP, will spend almost $7 million to settle federal and state air pollution violations at three of its gas processing facilities in Pennsylvania and Ohio and reduce emissions at 18 more plants in five other states.
Asian nations are biggest backers of new fossil fuel plants as scientists weigh call for much stricter limits.
Residents 'vindicated' by recent EPA report after breathing in asbestos from Statesville, NC hospital demolition
Fire union head says more than 1,000 FDNY members suffer from Ground Zero illnesses 17 years after 9/11
Over 1,000 firefighters have cancer, respiratory problems or other illnesses from work at Ground Zero.
It comes after nine-year-old Ella Kissi-Debrah's death from asthma was directly linked to air pollution last month.
How much does the air near a fracking site differ from that of a city street? Research by the West Virginia University School of Public Health seeks to answer that by exploring how the airborne particles near natural gas wells can affect cardiovascular health.
Drivers in Asia's urban centres are exposed to up to nine times more air pollution than their counterparts in Europe or the United States, a new study has found.
COVID-19 has all of us cleaning more—but the products designed to kill viruses and bacteria can have dangerous health impacts. Here's how to scrub safely.
Researchers say that more microplastics pollution is getting into farm soil than oceans—and these tiny bits are showing up in our fruits, veggies, and bodies.