Air pollution

Baltimore No Longer Second Smoggiest CityBaltimore is no longer the second smoggiest city in the country---and it means the air we all breathe is a lot cleaner than it used to be.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
Long-Running Md. Air Pollution Case Nearing ConclusionA federal air pollution case involving a western Maryland paper mill is reaching its final phase 16 years after regulators first alleged a violation.
Panel Advances Air Quality Proposals In Maryland A Maryland panel has advanced new protections against smog pollution proposed by the Maryland Department of the Environment.
Divergent Views On Exporting Gas Through BayDominion Resources' proposal to build a liquefied natural gas export facility is dividing residents of the quiet town of Lusby on the Chesapeake Bay.
Heat & Humidity Won't Release Their Hold On MarylandMost of the state is under a Code Orange Air Quality Alert as we experience another day of hot, humid and hazy conditions.
Maryland Under Code Orange Air Quality AlertAs temperatures remain high in the region, the quality of air may become dangerous for the vulnerable population.
Marylanders Uneasy About Renewable Energy Plant In Curtis BayStudents and residents are speaking out against a new trash-burning power plant going up in the Curtis Bay and Brooklyn neighborhoods. They're worried about potential pollution from the plant, but company officials say the plant will do more to help the environment.
Heat Prompts Code Orange Air Quality Alert In Baltimore AreaThe Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Tuesday in the Baltimore metro area.
EPA: Mid-Atlantic Air Pollution Down In 2011The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says releases of toxic air pollutants were down in 2011 in the Mid-Atlantic.
Environment Report: Maryland Not Meeting Ozone StandardsMaryland is not meeting federal ozone standards and isn't likely to do so without federal policies to address pollution blowing in from other states.
Md. House Passes Offshore Wind BillThe Maryland House of Delegates voted 88-47 on Friday for a scaled-back measure to help develop offshore wind off the coast of Ocean City in as soon as five years.
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