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Nov 21 2023
LENEXA, Kan. (WIBW) - A refinery in Coffeyville will pay more than $23 million after tons of toxic chemicals polluted the city’s air for years. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says that a settlement has been reached with Coffeyville Resources Refining & Marketing LLC and affiliated companies for violations of the Clean Air Act as well as a previous consent decree related to itsWIBW 13
Jun 07 2023
As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. Air-quality readings like the ones expected across parts of New York State on Wednesday would not be seen as particular cause for alarm in some parts of the world. The dangerous haze hovering over parts of the Northeast and Midwest on Wednesday morning was highly unusual for the United States. ForNew York Times (News)
Aug 25 2023
Minnesota state and tribal leaders met with members of the Environment Protection Agency In Shakopee on Wednesday to discuss how they aim to use $4 million in pollution reduction grants.
In part due to the Inflation Reduction Act -- as well as aggressive investment from the Biden-Harris Administration -- the EPA is now offering federal Climate Pollution Reduction Grants to states. TheCBS News (Online)
Jul 05 2023
Over the last 24 hours, the Southland endured some of the worst air pollution on the planet, and residents were advised to take precautions through Wednesday night, according to air quality officials and the World's Air Pollution: Real-time Air Quality Index. The district's particulate advisory is set to expire at midnight Wednesday. The Inland Empire reported some of the highest levels ofPatch.com
Jul 17 2023
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued a statewide air quality advisory Monday as smoke from Canadian wildfires created conditions unhealthy for certain Ohioans. The advisory, which is in effect through midnight, warns children, older adults and people with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to limit prolonged or strenuous activity outdoors. The advisory could beThe Columbus Dispatch
Jun 08 2023
The eastern U.S. has been blanketed in smoke from Canadian wildfires over the past few days. It’s gotten so bad that many places, like New York City, broke air quality records. We have what you need to know. • Plus, preparing for student loans to come back this summer. Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Alexandra Botti, Fonda Mwangi, Lydia McMullen-Laird and Alex Sugiura. MusicAxios
May 26 2023
A federal appeals court blocked the Environmental Protection Agency from turning down Arkansas’s proposed plan for “good neighbor” air pollution rules. In a single-page ruling Thursday, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals stayed the EPA’s rejection of Arkansas’ plan, which is required under the Clean Air Act to ensure states’ ozone emissions do not pollute the air of other regions. In FebruaryThe Hill
Jun 29 2023
State officials issued an air quality alert for the entire state, including Morris County, in effect for the entirety of Thursday. "Sensitive individuals, including those with heart or lung disease, the elderly, and the young should limit strenuous activities and the amount of time active outdoors," said the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Earlier this month, wildfire smokePatch.com
Sep 06 2022
More frequent and intense heatwaves and wildfires driven by climate change are expected to worsen the quality of the air we breathe, harming human health and ecosystems, the UN warned Wednesday.
A new report from the UN's World Meteorological Organization (WMO) cautioned that the interaction between pollution and climate change would impact hundreds of millions of people over the comingYahoo News