Study: People Of Color More Exposed Than Whites To Air PollutionAcross America, people of color are exposed to more air pollution than whites from industry, vehicles, construction and many other sources, a new study has found.
Pollution Linked To First Time Asthma In Children, Study SaysThe more children are exposed to pollution, the greater the risk they will develop their first case of asthma, a large study has found.
Feds Sue California Over Air Pollution Deal With QuebecThe Justice Department sued California on Wednesday, claiming that the state bypassed federal authority when it entered into an environmental agreement with the Canadian province of Quebec to combat air pollution.
Endangered Turtle Washes Ashore With Beach Chair Wrapped Around Its NeckWildlife conservationists in Alabama are expressing outrage after the body of an endangered type of sea turtle washed ashore with a beach chair wrapped around its neck.
Bag It Up: Dog Poop A Major Environmental Pollutant, Reports FindWhile many areas in the U.S. try to crack down on the littering aspect of not cleaning up after your dog, studies are also finding that dog poop is becoming a major environmental hazard too.
California Air Regulators Vote To Keep Tough Fuel StandardsCalifornia air regulators voted Friday to keep the state's tough vehicle emissions standards through 2025.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA 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.
Chevron Agrees To Pay $278,000 For Violations At Richmond Plant Wildlife advocates are suing a federal agency over its plan to allow loggers to remove trees killed last year in the third-largest wildfire in California's history.
Eight States Vow To Get 3.3 Million Zero-Emission Vehicles On The Road By 2025 The governors of eight states including California and New York pledged Thursday to work together to create charging stations and other fueling infrastructure needed to get 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on those states' roadways by 2025 to curb greenhouse gas pollution.
State's Most Polluted ZIP Codes In San Joaquin Valley And LASeven of California's 10 ZIP codes most burdened by pollution are in the San Joaquin Valley and three are in Los Angeles, according to a new tool developed by state environmental officials to target communities for cleanup.
Fire Is Latest Pollution Problem At Chevron PlantA massive Chevron oil refinery fire that sent hundreds of people rushing to hospitals and is pushing West Coast gas prices higher was just the latest pollution incident at the facility that records show has increasingly violated air quality rules over the past five years.
Sacramentans Told Sewage Bills Could TripleSacramento residents are being told their sewage fees might triple under a plan to protect the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta from pollution.