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By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
The ongoing effects of climate change have left much of the West to suffer from worsening air quality in recent years. But in places like California's San Joaquin Valley, home to productions of oil, agriculture and warehouses, this has been…
By Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado
Government programs to alert the public when smoke pollution becomes unhealthy rely on about 950 permanent monitoring stations and dozens of mobile units that can be deployed around major fires.
By Matthew Brown, Padmananda Rama, Associated Press
For the first time in decades, the air quality in the United States got worse over the last year. Research provides insights into the economic and human cost of that decline.
By Nicholas J. Sanders, Econofact
The Mendocino Complex is a fire of unprecedented size, but the scenes are strikingly familiar: thick haze, homes charred, evacuees at shelters. At its peak, the fire displaced almost 20,000 people, and there are more than a dozen more blazes…
By Cat Wise
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, the House approved a bill to fund the government through April. It includes disaster relief for Louisiana and aid for the contaminated water system in Flint, Michigan. Despite its passage, members of both parties complained…
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
Using satellite imagery, the children’s aid organization determined that 300 million children worldwide breathe air six times more polluted than the World Health Organization’s recommended limit.
By Carey Reed
Commonly used cleaning and personal care products marketed as "green" might not be as environmentally-safe as they claim to be, a new study found this week.
By Saskia de Melker
For the hundreds of residents of Pahoa, located downslope from the Kilauea volcano, the last eight months have been a time of fear and uncertainty. But for students at the at the Hawaii Academy of Arts and Sciences, the lava…
Chinese citizens losing patience with air pollution consequences…
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