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.
The American Lung Association is out with its “State of the Air” survey, which grades every county in the nation on its air quality and ozone levels.
Air pollution has now been linked to everything from heart attacks to cancer and strokes, but now, research is pointing to more widespread health effects – and people may be at risk even when pollution levels are deemed safe.
It’s the heart of summer, when people can’t wait to get outside. But, today might be a day to limit your time in the sun.