smog

Baltimore Smog

Baltimore No Longer Second Smoggiest City

Baltimore is no longer the second smoggiest city in the country—and it means the air we all breathe is a lot cleaner than it used to be.

06/08/2015

baltimore skyline

Baltimore Smog Meets Federal Limit For First Time

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.

06/05/2015

air pollution

Appeals Court Sides With EPA On Air Pollution Limits

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.

06/02/2015

China Climate Conference

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

Los Angeles Smog

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

pollution

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

pollution

D.C., Baltimore Among Smoggiest Nationwide

Smoggy cities. Baltimore ranks high in a new report that tracks the level of air pollution around the country.

09/21/2011