Air Pollution Particles May Reach Fetuses In Womb, Study FindsNew evidence has been found that air pollution can breach a mother's placenta and potentially reach fetuses in the womb, raising the possibility of future health problems.
Air Pollution Ages Your Lungs Faster, Increases Your Risk Of COPD, Study SaysThe study found that for each additional 5 micrograms per cubic meter of particle pollution a person was exposed to on average annually, the lungs showed an equivalent of two years of aging, and a real reduction in lung function.
Toxic Air Pollution To Shorten Children's Lives By 20 Months, Report SaysAir pollution will shorten the life expectancy of children by 20 months on average, with kids in South Asian countries such as India and Pakistan most vulnerable, a new report says.
Maryland To Monitor Air Quality Near Poultry HousesMaryland will sample air on the lower Eastern Shore to examine the potential effects of large poultry houses on air quality.
The Air Quality On Cruise Ships Is So Bad, It Could Harm Your Health, Undercover Report SaysCruise ships generate high levels of air pollution that could endanger the health of passengers, staff and port communities, according to an undercover report released Thursday.
NASA Studying Air Pollution Over Maryland WaterwaysTurns out unhealthy air, the kind that triggers Code Orange and Code Red days isn't isolated to cities -- it also hangs out over the water.
Eastern Shore Residents Concerned Over Air Pollution From Mega-Chicken HousesMany think of smoke stacks and tail pipes when it comes to pollution, but on the Eastern Shore, the concern is over ammonia levels produced by chicken waste.
Baltimore No Longer Second Smoggiest CityBaltimore 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.
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.
Long-Running Md. Air Pollution Case Nearing ConclusionA federal air pollution case involving a western Maryland paper mill is reaching its final phase 16 years after regulators first alleged a violation.
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.
Divergent Views On Exporting Gas Through BayDominion Resources' proposal to build a liquefied natural gas export facility is dividing residents of the quiet town of Lusby on the Chesapeake Bay.
Heat & Humidity Won't Release Their Hold On MarylandMost of the state is under a Code Orange Air Quality Alert as we experience another day of hot, humid and hazy conditions.
Maryland Under Code Orange Air Quality AlertAs temperatures remain high in the region, the quality of air may become dangerous for the vulnerable population.
Marylanders Uneasy About Renewable Energy Plant In Curtis BayStudents and residents are speaking out against a new trash-burning power plant going up in the Curtis Bay and Brooklyn neighborhoods. They're worried about potential pollution from the plant, but company officials say the plant will do more to help the environment.