Scientists 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.
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Environmental Protection Agency complied with the law in deciding which areas of the country failed to meet federal limits on smog-forming pollution that can cause asthma and respiratory illness.
Air purifiers and HEPA filters combat indoor air pollution, but for a greener option, use houseplants.
For many, Earth Day is simply a day that comes and goes, but the meaning behind the day means much more just planting a few trees.
An odorless pesticide sprayed at a Caribbean resort has left three members of a Delaware family hospitalized for weeks after they became seriously ill during their Virgin Islands vacation, and federal officials said Tuesday that investigators found the toxic chemical has been used at the resort several times before.
The 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.
House Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon pollution.
Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
The feds are jumping into Baltimore’s Inner Harbor trash. Alex Demetrick reports the EPA is ordering the city and Baltimore County to get litter and garbage off the streets before it floats downstream.
Setting a dollar amount on the Chesapeake Bay. A new study released Monday compiled the numbers.
State health officials are urging Maryland residents to take precaution to protect themselves from mosquitoes which could be carrying diseases like the West Nile Virus.