Levels of "background ozone"—ozone pollution present in a region but not originating from local, human-produced sources—are high enough in Northern California and Nevada that they leave little room for local ozone production ...
The Environmental Protection Agency announced new rules Tuesday to reduce toxic air pollution from oil refineries by forcing operators to adopt new technology that better monitors and controls emissions.
The current federal limit on smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and respiratory illness "is not adequate to protect the public health," a top U.S. environmental regulator said Tuesday.
Coughing. A sore throat. Maybe a pain in your chest as you take a deep breath.
New research shows that high levels of ozone, which are predicted to increase in the atmosphere in the future, can dampen the scents of flowers that attract bees and other pollinators.
India's bread basket, the Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP), have been classified as a "hot spot" for air pollution. A recent study from the University of Eastern highlights the current status of ozone research in the IGP region, ...
Progress slashing unhealthy ozone in the western United States has been largely undone by pollution wafting across the Pacific from China, according to a study published Monday.
(HealthDay)—Air pollution afflicts many national parks across the United States, a new study suggests.
Ozone treatment efficiently removes many micropollutants contained in wastewater, but in some cases, it can lead to the formation of toxic byproducts. A new test informs on whether ozonation is a suitable technology for enhanced ...
The race to meet carbon-neutral biofuel targets could put human health and food crop production at risk unless it is carefully planned, according to new research.