As a Senate aide in 2005, Andrew Wheeler went after state air pollution regulators for opposing his boss's bill.
"When it comes to the air, there’s nothing you can do. You cannot stop breathing."
People inhale soot and noxious fumes from the car-laden highways encircling their historically black community.
Air pollution may be a global problem, but it’s one where local action makes a big difference. Across the nation, cities
The urgent risk kills thousands of people around the globe each year and covers urban landscapes in smog.
Improving air quality in a big city like Rome is a goal that will pose a challenge to the habits of every resident of one
“You shouldn’t be breathing air that could be killing you.”
But we are fighting back.
It's not listed on death certificates, but it's still considered "one of the great killers of our age."
Officials have signaled they may eliminate the age requirements for working with toxic chemicals on farms and other worksites.
North Koreans who live near the country's nuclear test site appear to be paying a heavy price.
Going back to "the 1960 level" isn't a good thing.
And the most vulnerable are low-income families, children and communities of color.
A new study focused on the impact of dirty air on those at least 60 years old.
In April 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was arrested as part of the Birmingham Campaign, an effort to bring national attention