Air Quality

Baltimore Smog Meets Federal Limit For First TimeScientists have announced that Baltimore's smog levels no longer exceed the limit set by the Environmental Protection Agency, but some people are still at risk from breathing the air.
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.
Panel Delays Final Vote On Smog ProtectionsA 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.
Code Orange Air Quality Alert Issued For Baltimore AreaThe Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert on Tuesday for the Baltimore metro area.
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.
Md. Improves Air Quality, But Still Ranks In Top 20 Power Plant PollutersNew rankings show Maryland remains among the nation’s top 20 power plant polluters.
Prince George's Co. Fire Warns Residents Of Heat, Poor Air QualityPrince George's County fire officials are warning residents to be aware of unhealthy air quality.
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.
Study: Less Smog In Baltimore-Washington Area But Other Types Of Pollution Are HighA new study by the American Lung Association (ALA) is showing mixed results for the air we're breathing in the Baltimore-Washington area.
Report: Md. Zip Codes Among Nation's Most PollutedA new report says the Curtis Bay and Brooklyn areas outside Baltimore are among the nation's most polluted zip codes.
NASA Studying Air Quality in MarylandFor 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.
Forecasters: Mid-Atlantic Heat Index Could Top 115It 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.
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