The EPA under the Trump administration largely abandoned its clean-air responsibilities; we hope the incoming Biden administration will recognize how much Southern California needs an ally in the effort to shift to a zero-emissions future.
The Trump administration declined to impose stricter limits on smog-forming pollutants Wednesday, arguing that national ozone standards set in 2015 are sufficient. Public health advocates think otherwise.
As the mother of five asthmatic children, Charday Urey knows the drill. When an EPA air quality index tips into the "unhealthy" zone, she closes the windows, turns on the air conditioner and keeps her kids indoors.
A steady stream of patients is coming out of New Delhi's brownish atmosphere for treatment at the Breathe Better clinic, where lung specialist Davinder Kundra is confronting what he calls the "double whammy" of deadly smog and the coronavirus.
A coalition of ten environmental organizations is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its failure to reduce toxic air pollution from petrochemical plants, gas processing facilities, landfills, and other large industrial sites.
Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.