Air

Anything related to air quality, air pollution, or the atmosphere

"When A Chicken Farm Moves Next Door, Odor May Not Be The Only Problem"

"North Carolina is one of the country's largest poultry producers — and getting bigger. Large-scale chicken farms are spreading across the state. Government regulations have allowed these farms to get much closer to where people live. That's not just a nuisance. Neighbors say it's also a potential health hazard."

Source: NPR, 01/27/2016

"VW’s Chief Meets Head of E.P.A. to Discuss Pollution Problem"

"Under pressure to devise a fix for its polluting diesel cars, the chief executive of Volkswagen, Matthias Müller, met for the first time with a senior government official in the United States to discuss the crisis that has engulfed the German carmaker since September."

Source: NY Times, 01/14/2016

Brown Declares State Of Emergency At Porter Ranch Amid Massive Gas Leak

"Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday ordered new regulations, including stepped-up inspections and safety measures, for all natural gas storage facilities in California in response to the continuing leak that has displaced thousands of people in the Porter Ranch neighborhood of Los Angeles."

Source: LA Times, 01/07/2016

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