Air pollution

air pollution

Md. Ranks 5th In Nation For Toxic Air, Coal-Burning Plants Blamed

A new report reveals the air you’re breathing in Maryland is some of the most toxic in the nation. But our No. 5 ranking may be misleading.

07/21/2011

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NASA Continuing Air Quality Flights Over Md., D.C.

NASA is continuing low-level flights over the Baltimore-Washington traffic corridor to help improve satellites’ ability to measure air quality.

07/20/2011

Port Of Baltimore

Program Aims To Replace Old Trucks Serving Ports

A program aimed at cleaning up the air in the mid-Atlantic region is encouraging short-haul truck operators serving ports in the region to trade in clunkers for newer vehicles.

07/17/2011

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Md. Cement Plant At Odds With State And Feds

A Hagerstown cement plant targeted by federal regulators for alleged air pollution says it’s been trying for nearly three years to get a state permit for its increased sulfur dioxide emissions.

06/29/2011

(Credit: courtesy of NASA)

NASA Planes Coming To Baltimore

Marylanders are being warned to be on the lookout as their planes fly as low as 1,000 feet over some major Maryland roads in the coming month. It’s all part of a major plan by NASA to help study air pollution over major cities.

06/28/2011

Mount St. Mary's Maryland

Md. Fines Mount St. Mary’s For Air Pollution

The Maryland Department of the Environment is fining Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg $40,000 for air pollution violations.

01/25/2011

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Burning Cleaner Fuel, Making Baltimore Greener

The city unveils its latest effort to make Baltimore greener.

12/18/2010

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