California Urges EPA To Let State Set Car-Emissions StandardThe move would reverse a Trump administration policy and could help usher in stricter emissions standards for new passenger vehicles nationwide.
Study Shows Wildfire Smoke Much More Harmful Than Auto PollutionA new study released Friday shows wildfire smoke is much more hazardous than other common forms of air pollution.
Air Pollution And Heart Disease Skyrockets Risk For Dementia, Study SaysPeople with heart conditions who live in areas with even minimal air pollution are at increased risk for dementia, according to a new study published Monday.
California Considers Statewide Ban On Gas-Powered Garden ToolsIf you have any gas-powered gardening tools, you may be forced to give them up soon.
American Lung Association Ranks Sacramento 5th In Most Ozone-Polluted Cities ReportThe City of Trees is ranking high on the list of US cities that have the most ozone pollution.
Researchers Find Link Between Lower Air Pollution And Less FogA new UC Berkeley study shows the frequency of foggy days is dramatically lower.
Toxic Air Pollution To Shorten Children’s Lives By 20 Months, Report SaysAir pollution will shorten the life expectancy of children by 20 months on average, with kids in South Asian countries such as India and Pakistan most vulnerable, a new report says.
Psychosis In Teens May Be Linked To An Unlikely Culprit: Air PollutionPsychotic experiences are more common among teens exposed to the highest levels of nitrogen dioxide and other forms of air pollution, according to a new study.
California Mandates 100% Zero-Emission Bus FleetCalifornia is moving to eliminate fossil fuels from its fleet of 12,000 transit buses, enacting a first-in-the-nation mandate that will vastly increase the number of electric buses on the road.
California Farm Region Plagued By Dirty Air Looks To TrumpCalifornia's largest air district spent more than $40 billion in the past quarter-century to enforce hundreds of stringent pollution rules.
California Air Regulators Vote To Keep Tough Fuel StandardsCalifornia air regulators voted Friday to keep the state's tough vehicle emissions standards through 2025.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
California Smog Researcher James Pitts Dies At 93Gov. Brown: "Jim was one of the key pioneers in cleaning up air pollution in California and we'll all miss him."
Asthma a Bigger Concern for Some Valley ChildrenAsthma hits school-aged kids at higher rates than other age groups, according to the California Department of Public Health. It is especially hard to breathe for students in the San Joaquin Valley, and administrators are asking parents to take action before it's too late.