Air

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

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

"Emission Controls Reduce Mercury Pollution, Study Finds"

"Emission controls required on out-of-state power plants have yielded big reductions in mercury pollution in Western Maryland's air, a study has found. So far, however, the state's fish remain as contaminated with the toxic chemical as ever, researchers say."

Source: Baltimore Sun, 12/09/2015

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