Air Quality

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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.

10/06/2014

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Panel Delays Final Vote On Smog Protections

A Maryland panel has given provisional approval to new protections against smog, but some environmental groups are not happy that a final vote has been delayed for a month.

09/08/2014

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Code Orange Air Quality Alert Issued For Baltimore Area

The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert on Tuesday for the Baltimore metro area.

08/05/2014

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Heat Prompts Code Orange Air Quality Alert In Baltimore Area

The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Tuesday in the Baltimore metro area.

06/25/2013

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Md. Improves Air Quality, But Still Ranks In Top 20 Power Plant Polluters

New rankings show Maryland remains among the nation’s top 20 power plant polluters.

08/09/2012

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Prince George’s Co. Fire Warns Residents Of Heat, Poor Air Quality

Prince George’s County fire officials are warning residents to be aware of unhealthy air quality.

06/10/2012

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Environment Report: Maryland Not Meeting Ozone Standards

Maryland is not meeting federal ozone standards and isn’t likely to do so without federal policies to address pollution blowing in from other states.

04/30/2012

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Study: Less Smog In Baltimore-Washington Area But Other Types Of Pollution Are High

A new study by the American Lung Association (ALA) is showing mixed results for the air we’re breathing in the Baltimore-Washington area.

04/26/2012

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Report: Md. Zip Codes Among Nation’s Most Polluted

A new report says the Curtis Bay and Brooklyn areas outside Baltimore are among the nation’s most polluted zip codes.

03/15/2012

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NASA Studying Air Quality in Maryland

For most of July, NASA’s large research aircraft has been cruising the I-95 corridor between D.C. and the Delaware line. On board, instruments and scientists have been sampling and collecting Maryland’s air.

07/29/2011

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Forecasters: Mid-Atlantic Heat Index Could Top 115

It only took a few steps outside Friday to break a sweat as excessive heat warnings were in effect for Baltimore, Washington, and all the way to the beaches of Maryland and Delaware.

07/22/2011

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NASA Begins Air Quality Study Flights Over Md./D.C.

Using a large plane to fly low over Maryland, NASA has begun a first of its kind study of air quality.

07/01/2011

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