The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Tuesday in the Baltimore metro area.
New rankings show Maryland remains among the nation’s top 20 power plant polluters.
Prince George’s County fire officials are warning residents to be aware of unhealthy air quality.
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.
A new study by the American Lung Association (ALA) is showing mixed results for the air we’re breathing in the Baltimore-Washington area.
A new report says the Curtis Bay and Brooklyn areas outside Baltimore are among the nation’s most polluted zip codes.
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.
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.
Using a large plane to fly low over Maryland, NASA has begun a first of its kind study of air quality.
NASA says low-level flights over the Baltimore-Washington traffic corridor to improve satellite monitoring of air quality are set to begin.
Don’t panic if you see large planes flying unusually low over Maryland roadways next week. It’s all part of a major plan by NASA to help study air pollution over major cities.