A recent Michigan study shows bald eagles are being exposed to more toxins, including banned flame-retardant chemicals that were once commonly used in the manufacturing of furniture.
Pollution Tax On Downtown San Francisco Commercial Properties Proposed That Could Ease Housing Crunch
San Francisco is floating the idea of a pollution tax that would target downtown high-rise commercial properties in the hope of solving the city’s housing crunch.
More than 20 workers worked to clean up an unintended chemical release at Dow Chemical’s waterfront processing facility in Pittsburg Friday afternoon.
Bay Area Air Quality Regulators Propose Fireplace Phase-Out, Ban On Wood-Burning Devices In New Homes
Bay Area air quality regulators are looking to phase out the traditional fireplace and forcing homeowners to swap out their wood-burning devices before selling or renting.
A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
A team of researchers at Stanford University have developed material for a window screen that could help people in cities with high amounts of air pollution breathe easier.
A train carrying crude oil derailed in southern West Virginia on Monday, sending at least one tanker into the Kanawha River and sparking a house fire, officials said.
The alert puts into effect a ban on burning wood, manufactured fire logs and other solid fuels for 24 hours.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued the 20th winter spare the air alert of the season for Saturday, the agency said Friday. It’s the third consecutive alert this week.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the public to voluntarily forego burning wood or other solid fuels on Tuesday, but it’s not mandatory.