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Report: Pollution kills 3 times more than AIDS, TB and malaria combined.

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:00
Exposure to polluted air, water and soil caused nine million premature deaths in 2015, according to a report published Thursday in The Lancet.

California fires leave 31 dead, a vast landscape charred, and a sky full of soot.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 10:00
The reach of the blazes is spreading dramatically further by the day, as thick plumes of smoke blow through population centers across the Bay Area.

The next big battlegrounds.

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
When U.S. EPA boss Scott Pruitt inks his proposal to ax the Clean Power Plan today, the epic brawl over the Obama-era climate rule will be nowhere near over.

Even third-hand smoke poses health risks.

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:00
Yes, there is such a thing as thirdhand smoke and it’s more dangerous than you think.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announces withdrawal of Clean Power Plan.

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:00
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced Monday his agency's plans to withdraw the Clean Power Plan, the sweeping Obama-era rule regulating greenhouse gas emissions.

Maine will suffer from EPA chief's pro-coal stand.

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:00
A warming climate and polluted air are all we have to gain from keeping dirty power plants running.

Scott Pruitt says EPA will repeal Clean Power Plan Tuesday.

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:00
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator told coal miners in Kentucky Monday he will move to repeal a rule limiting greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants.

Revealed: Every Londoner breathing dangerous levels of toxic air particle.

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:00
Every area of the capital breaches global standards for PM2.5 pollution particles, with most areas exceeding levels by at least 50%.

The Trump administration doesn't care about our air.

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:00
An asthmatic child struggling to breathe on a hot summer day in Baltimore could be the victim of a coal plant in Pennsylvania, Ohio, or another upwind state.

New ozone pollution rules take effect over objections from Trump's team.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
New ozone pollution rules are taking effect that are aimed at reducing medical costs and saving lives. But those regulations are the same ones that the Trump administration had wanted to rewrite and to delay.