New Funding Could Help Turn Baltimore Vacant Lots Into ValueThey're referred to as eyesores. Vacant lots have taken over some parts of east and west Baltimore. But new funding awarded to the city could help turn that around.
EPA, 16 Companies Reach Deal On Cleanup Of Hagerstown SiteThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with 16 companies for cleaning up the Central Chemical Superfund site in Hagerstown.
Court Orders EPA To Redo Air-Pollution Limits In 13 StatesA federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from power plants.
New Rules Issued For Clean Water ActA decade after a Supreme Court decision muddied the waters of the Clean Water Act, new rules have been hammered out.
US Appeals Court Upholds EPA Plan To Clean Up Chesapeake BayA U.S. appeals court on Monday approved a federal plan to limit pollution in the Chesapeake Bay despite objections from farmers, builders and others who accused the Environmental Protection Agency of a power grab.
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.
Appeals Court Sides With EPA On Air Pollution LimitsA 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.
Top 7 Houseplants For Clean AirAir purifiers and HEPA filters combat indoor air pollution, but for a greener option, use houseplants.
What Is Earth Day And Why Is It So Important?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.
EPA Looks At Use Of Pesticide That Sickened Family At ResortAn 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.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe 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.
GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate PlanHouse 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.