Ten environmental and public health groups sued the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday to force the agency to designate greater Houston and hundreds of counties nationwide out of compliance with federal smog standards. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt missed an Oct. 1 deadline for designating which areas do not comply with regulations for ground-level ozone or
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The Trump administration is making Houstonians wait for cleaner air by delaying implementation of Obama-era limits on ozone, the lung-searing gas also known as smog. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on Monday declared roughly 2,650 counties nationwide as effectively in compliance with the 70 parts per billion standard for the ubiquitous pollutant, but did not make a final decision
A chemical leak in Baytown shows the weakness in our emergency notification systems.
Air Alliance Houston helps to set public health priorities in Houston under new leadership.