Air pollution from traffic exposed to infants is linked to lung function deficits in children up to eight years of age, especially among children who suffer from common allergies.
DEP urges Pennsylvania students, ages 9 to 14, to enter a national poster contest that helps raise awareness about the dangers of radon. The contest deadline is Nov. 2, 2012.
As part of an ongoing campaign to reduce harmful diesel exhaust that can lead to premature deaths and asthma attacks, the EPA has awarded $30 million for clean diesel projects.
EPA has announced it will provide $1.2 million in funding to 32 state and local governments, tribes, and non-profit organizations for indoor air quality improvement projects.
The Environmental Health in Low-Energy Buildings conference will take place in October 2013 in Vancouver, Canada.
The state's Department of Ecology announced routine updates for low emission vehicle standards in order to stay compliant with federal and state laws.
Air Aggregation guidelines for oil and gas operations were announced by Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Mike Krancer on Oct. 5, 2012.
Four researchers from Carnegie Mellon University’s Green Design Institute discuss their more conservative estimates of greenhouse gas emission reductions in two papers this month.
To allow as many people to attend as possible, EPA is holding a satellite event the same day in New York City and also a webinar.
The Houston-Galveston Area Council has presented awards to the authority four consecutive years.
The agency on Sept. 28 released its evaluation of air samples taken about two weeks earlier at the Hillcrest Industries site in Attica, N.Y., and the surrounding community.
The company said these new leased vehicles replace its oldest diesel trucks and give it one of the largest private natural gas fleets in Southern California.
The winners of the 2012 Solutions Exchange awards are Protei and Nonox Ltd.
Using a new computational method, researchers at the Commerce Department agency found these have low global warming potential and boiling points low enough to be used in common refrigeration equipment.
Included in the plan is the 2010 Clean Air-Clean Jobs Act, which is intended to set emissions controls, retire inefficient coal power plants, and convert certain electric generating units from coal to natural gas.
The double-barrelled event in Austin, Texas, consists of a seminar on Sept. 10 and a workshop for oil & gas facilities' personnel on Sept. 11.
According to a study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the levels of certain vehicle-related pollutants in Los Angeles have dropped by 98 percent since the 1960s.
Roughly half the aerosols that affect air quality and climate change in North America may be coming from other continents.
Many marine species will be harmed or won't survive if the levels of carbon dioxide continue to increase.
The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have announced a settlement with two subsidiaries of Sinclair Oil Corporation to resolve alleged violations of air pollution limits established in a 2008 consent decree at refineries in Casper and Sinclair, Wyo.