A KHN investigation found that more than 2,000 schools have spent millions of dollars for systems, lured by air purifier companies' claims that experts say mislead or obscure the potential for harm from toxic ozone.
EPA Administrator Michael Regan will dismiss outside experts appointed by President Trump from two key advisory panels, a move he says will reduce the heavy influence of industry over the agency’s environmental regulations.
Central Ohio had lower spring pollution levels thanks to the early pandemic shutdown in 2020, but during the summer, the region saw two high ozone pollution days, according to the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission's latest air quality report.
Empowered by new legislation and the White House, the United States is setting up a program to curb climate-warming refrigerants. A new undercover survey suggests that leaks of these refrigerants are more common than assumed.
The company scraps planned Pennsylvania investments and will instead shut down three polluting batteries in 2023. The announcement comes a week after a study shows lower lung function in people living near its Pittsburgh-region facility.