"For too many decades, we have allowed cars to pollute the air that our children and families breathe," Gov. Gavin Newsom said. "Californians shouldn't have to worry if our cars are giving our kids asthma."
As countries have emerged from strict Covid-19 lockdowns over the past months, air pollution has seen a significant surge, according to a new report released today.
Wildfire smoke can be harmful to both animals and humans, and people with preexisting lung conditions, children and pregnant women are especially at risk for becoming seriously ill from poor air quality.
There is a global effort to understand what's in tiny bits of wildfire ash, and what they can do to human bodies and the environment.
British Columbia health specialists are ahead of their counterparts in the U.S. when it comes to anticipating sicknesses resulting from wildfire smoke.
Ag and business groups issued a letter warning board members they may face criminal charges. Environmental groups are calling it intimidation.
Seven of eight hazardous-waste facilities that accept offsite waste in Michigan are in disproportionately Black, lower-income communities in metro Detroit.
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.