Critics say a proposed rule would allow asbestos to make a comeback. EPA officials say it will do the opposite, filling a loophole that companies could use to manufacture asbestos. Here's what you need to know.
By Nsikan Akpan
As many as 400 Oregon residents are estimated to die prematurely every year from exposure to diesel exhaust, a toxic carcinogen and a contributor to climate change. While new vehicles have emission requirements, there are no regulations for the older…
By Cat Wise
The air pollution has gotten so bad in Delhi, India, that authorities have advised people with breathing problems to stay inside and closed 6,000 schools for most of the week.
By Larisa Epatko
Health care providers around Houston and across Texas cobble together resources for patients of cancer and other chronic illnesses who have been displaced after Hurricane Harvey.
By Laura Santhanam
ExxonMobil disclosed Tuesday that two refineries accidentally released 12,000 pounds of hazardous vapors after being damaged by Hurricane Harvey. But the disclosures represent just four of more than a dozen reports filed with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality since…
By Nsikan Akpan
Climate-driven air pollution could cause 60,000 extra deaths annually by 2030 and more than 250,000 deaths per year by 2100, according to new research.
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
The measure delays by eight more years the implementation of 2015 air pollution standards issued by the Environmental Protection Agency under Obama.
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy announced Tuesday that the German automaker would plead guilty to felony charges.
By Kamala Kelkar
Four major cities – Paris, Madrid, Mexico City and Athens, Greece – made an agreement on Friday to remove diesel vehicles from their streets by 2025.
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