Fri., July 8, 2011 2:33pm
Environmentalists and health advocates are hailing a stricter federal standard on soot and smog that came down Thursday. It mandates tighter pollution controls for coal plants in and around the state. The cross state air pollution rule is a part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s aim to cut 2005 smog and sulfur dioxide emissions by more than a half come 2014.
Wed., April 27, 2011 3:42pm
A new report from the American Lung Association says Georgia’s air quality is improving. Officials credit tougher environmental standards.
Wed., April 6, 2011 6:00pm
Smog is made up of small particles that can get deep into people’s lungs and cause asthma, lung and heart disease, and premature death.
Thu., January 7, 2010 5:14pm
The Environmental Protection Agency is considering tougher smog standards.
Wed., September 30, 2009 1:56pm
Despite tougher federal standards on ozone pollution, Georgians have been b