air pollution

The San Onofre and Diablo Canyon nuclear power plants. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury Limits

The 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.

03/26/2015

File photo of a man grilling meat. (Photo by Miles Willis/Getty Images)

Study: Grilling Hamburgers Major Source Of Air Pollution

According to new research, grilling is second largest source of air pollution in the South Coast Air Basin.

09/24/2012

File photo of a McDonald's drive-thru window. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Utah Councilman Wants Restaurants To Shut Down Drive-Thru Service

A northern Utah city councilman wants restaurants to shut down drive-thru window service on poor air quality days to help reduce pollution.

12/25/2011

Survey Says Nevada Among Least Healthy States

There’s bad news for Nevada in the annual edition of America’s Health Rankings. 

12/09/2010