Patchogue Cracking Down On Idling Drivers To Limit Air PollutionAt the Mascot Dock and Marina in Patchogue, lunch-goers come for the peace and serenity. Instead, they're inhaling a lung full of car fumes.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe 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.
Survey: New Jersey Among Worst States For Air Quality; Suffolk Ranks Last In NYThe 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.
Studies Show Air Pollution May Be Even More Dangerous Than ThoughtAir 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.